High Court Extends Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Law to Most Employees


In this article written by Ed Ellis, Gregory Keating and Stephen Melnick, the authors discuss Lawson v. FMR LLC in which the U.S. Supreme Court massively expanded the scope of the anti-retaliation provision of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) from 4,500 publicly held companies to millions of private companies that are “contractors,” “subcontractors” or “agents” of a publicly held company.

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