Second Circuit Rules Dodd-Frank Protects Whistleblowers Who Report Internally

September 10, 2015  |  The Insider: White Collar Defense and Securities Enforcement

In a much-anticipated opinion, a divided panel of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals held in Berman v. Neo@Ogilvy LLC, that whistleblowers who report wrongdoing internally, but not to the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), are protected by the anti-retaliation provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank"). [...]

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