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Supreme Court Will Decide Whether Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Protections Extend to Employees of Private Companies (PDF)

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More than a decade after passage of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), the Supreme Court will hear its first case interpreting provisions of the statute. In Lawson v. FMR LLC, the Court will address whether SOX's whistleblower protections apply to employees of private contractors or subcontractors of a public company. The background of the issue and the implications of the Court's decision to review the case are considered in this Analysis.


Darrell VanDeusen is the president of Kollman & Saucier, a metropolitan Baltimore management side employment law firm.  Darrell’s treatise on the Family & Medical Leave Act is available through LEXISNEXIS.  Kelly Lovett is an associate attorney with Kollman & Saucier.   She is admitted to practice in Maryland, as well as the Third, Fourth, and D.C. Circuits.  She regularly speaks and writes on employment-related matters.  Kelly is a graduate of the University of Virginia and the University of Maryland School of Law.


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