Tracy Cole, Jonathan Forman Article Assesses Recent Supreme Court Whistleblower Ruling, Provides Compliance Takeaways

Articles / April 3, 2018

Partner Tracy Cole and Counsel Jonathan Forman authored an article that appeared in the March 2018 issue of NSCP Currents, a publication of the National Society of Compliance Professionals. The article, “The Supreme Court Rules that Whistleblowers Must ‘Tell the SEC’ for Dodd-Frank Anti-Retaliation Protection,” analyzes the recent Digital Realty decision in which the Supreme Court held that individuals must report potential securities law violations to the SEC to avail themselves of Dodd-Frank’s anti-retaliation provision. Cole and Forman conclude the article by providing practical advice on how public companies and other SEC-registered entities can address this decision by enhancing their compliance programs to encourage internal reporting.

Read the article.