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Appeals Court Restricts Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Protections

In the first opinion on the subject by an appellate court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled in Asadi v. G.E. Energy (USA), LLC , No. 12-20522 (5th Cir. July 17, 2013) [ version available to lexis.com subscribers ], that Dodd-Frank’s protections against whistleblower retaliation...