NEW YORK - A Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on
Nov. 17 affirmed summary judgment on federal False Claims Act (FCA) termination
claims by former Pfizer executive Peter Rost but reversed judgment as to his
claims under New Jersey's whistle-blower protection laws ( Peter Rost v.
As previously reported by Keller and Heckman LLP,
President Obama signed the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) into law on
January 4, 2011. While most of the provisions regarding stricter food safety
standards will not be effective until 2012, FSMA Section 402, which provides
Consider the following two wrongful discharge cases, both recently decided by different Ohio appellate courts, and think about which you believe presents a bigger risk for the employer:
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Fulbright's Financial Reform Task Force
M. Benedict and Blake
Section 922 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and
Consumer Protection Act authorized the SEC to reward whistleblowers for
reporting violations of federal securities laws to the government and created a...
On August 18, 2015, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration released a directive to its regional offices to adopt “early resolution” alternative dispute resolution in whistleblower cases. The directive follows a successful pilot program by OSHA in its Chicago and San Francisco regions...