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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

The Dodd-Frank Act has broad and deep implications that will touch every corner of financial services and multiple other industries. This site, developed and maintained by attorneys at Stinson Leonard Street, is dedicated to making sense of this complex legislation and helping businesses understand how it will affect them specifically. Our Bloggers »

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SEC Brings Second Whistleblower Retaliation Case

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has brought its second case for retaliation against a whistleblower against International Game Technology. According to the SEC, the whistleblower, a director of an IGT division, started working at IGT in 2008 and received positive performance evaluations throughout his tenure, including his mid-year review in 2014. Shortly after his favorable 2014 mid-year review, […] Read more →

by   |   September 29, 2016

OSHA Addresses Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Releases

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities We have written about SEC enforcement actions related to severance and confidentiality agreements that restrict reporting matters to the SEC. OSHA has also issued guidance... Read more →

by   |   September 24, 2016

SDNY Awards Front Pay in Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Retaliation Case

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities Perez v. Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc., involved a case where Plaintiff Perez drafted a memo to Progenics’ general counsel and his department head, accusing Progenics of... Read more →

by   |   September 21, 2016

CFTC Proposes to Amend Whistleblower Rules to Provide Anti-Retaliation Enforcement Authority

Derivatives, Employment, Litigation The CFTC has proposed amendments to its whistleblower rules that reinterpret its anti-retaliation authority and proposes appropriate rule amendments to implement that authority.... Read more →

by   |   September 1, 2016