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Insight
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March 6, 2024

Littler Lightbulb: February Appellate Roundup

This Littler Lightbulb highlights some of the more significant employment law developments at the U.S. Supreme Court and federal courts of appeal in the last month.

Insight
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February 13, 2024

SCOTUS: Retaliatory Intent Not an Element of SOX Retaliation Claim

The Supreme Court resolved a circuit split on February 8, 2024, when it issued its opinion holding that a whistleblower need not prove that the employer acted with “retaliatory intent” in order to obtain the protections of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

ASAP
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January 30, 2024

Robust Action Helps Recidivist Employer Reduce Penalty for Alleged Bribery in South Africa and Indonesia

In the first major action of 2024, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced it had entered into a three-year deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) with a publicly traded global software company for alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Dear Littler
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January 16, 2024

Dear Littler: How should we handle anonymous complaints?

Last week someone anonymously emailed HR complaining about one of our sales executives. Who do I talk to about the allegations since they are anonymous? Do we have to investigate this complaint?

ASAP
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December 22, 2023

Costa Rica Passes First “Whistleblower Law” to Protect Complainants and Witnesses of Possible Acts of Corruption

On December 13, 2023, the Legislative Chamber of Costa Rica passed Bill No. 23,449, the Law for the protection of complainants and witnesses of acts of corruption against retaliation in employment.

Dear Littler
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December 21, 2023

Dear Littler: Do We Oust the Grousers?

Two managers have lobbed complaints against each other. Can I just give both a warning to knock it off or should I just terminate them both and be done with the situation?

ASAP
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November 29, 2023

Proper Planning and Swift Action Can Help Employers Avoid Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Prosecution

While the DOJ has initiated at least two new Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement actions against U.S. companies, it has also announced several decisions not to prosecute—most recently involving a U.S. biotech firm and its subsidiaries.

ASAP
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November 6, 2023

EU Whistleblowing Directive – An Implementation Update

Protection of whistleblowers has been on the EU’s agenda for quite some time. Four years ago the EU issued the EU Whistleblowing Directive throughout its Member States.

Insight
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November 1, 2023

Littler Lightbulb – October Employment Appellate Roundup

This Littler Lightbulb highlights some of the more significant employment law developments at the U.S. Supreme Court and federal courts of appeal in the last month.

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October 17, 2023

SEC Continues to Attack Non-Disclosure Agreements and Personnel Policy Provisions that Could Impede Employees from Reporting Potential Violations of U.S. Securities Law

A recent SEC cease-and-desist Order indicates how publicly traded and other SEC-regulated employers should be on alert to the agency’s ongoing attention to enforcement actions under Rule 21F-17.

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