Mealey's Securities/D&O Liability - Split U.S. High Court: Contractors, Subcontractors Protected Under Sarbanes-Oxley

Mealey's Securities/D&O Liability - Split U.S. High Court: Contractors, Subcontractors Protected Under Sarbanes-Oxley

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The whistle-blower protection provision of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) protects "employees of private contractors and subcontractors, just as it shelters employees of the public company served by the contractors and subcontractors," a split U.S. Supreme Court ruled March 4 (Jackie Hosang Lawson, et al. v. FMR LLC, et al., No. 12-3, U.S. Sup.; 2014 U.S. LEXIS 1783).

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