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Hot Topics in Corporate Whistleblower Protections

1h 1m

Created on November 14, 2019




This session, provided by Jason Zuckerman, Principal at Zuckerman Law, will provide an overview of recent developments in protections for corporate whistleblowers, including the recently enacted Taxpayer First Act whistleblower protection law, Sarbanes-Oxley protected conduct, protections for cybersecurity whistleblowers, the impact of Wadler on gatekeeper whistleblower protections, the expanding scope of actionable retaliation, and the burden of proof under SOX.  Join Jason Zuckerman for a discussion of these recent developments and practical tips for corporate whistleblowers.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Examine and analyze the new Taxpayer First Act whistleblower protection law
  2. Explore the impact of Digital Realty v. Somers and practical considerations for whistleblowers seeking to report fraud
  3. Identify the challenges facing gatekeeper whistleblowers and the impact of the Ninth Circuit's affirmance of an $8M verdict for a former in-house counsel in a wrongful termination action
  4. Review current case law trends under Section 806 of SOX
  5. Recognize the range of adverse actions that are actionable under whistleblower protection laws

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