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Bill would bar insurance coverage for civil penalties

WASHINGTON – Legislation that would prohibit officers, directors and employees from buying insurance to prevent them from personally paying compensation clawbacks or civil penalties for harmful actions they commit has been introduced in the House.

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Sarbanes-Oxley arbitration ban applies retroactively

A new federal law banning the arbitration of certain whistleblower claims applies to a retaliation lawsuit filed before the statute’s enactment, a U.S. District Court in Massachusetts has ruled in denying a motion to compel arbitration.

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Court sets standards for Sarbanes-Oxley suits

Whistleblowers must show only that they called attention to what they believed was fraud in order to sue their employers for wrongful termination under the Sarbanes Oxley Act, the 9th Circuit ruled Thursday.

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SARBANES-OXLEY

Is the Sarbanes-Oxley Act is unconstitutional? Click here for the related article. U.S. Supreme Court. Free Enterprise Fund v. PCAOBI, No. 08-861. Certiorari granted May 18, 2009. Ruling below: 537 F.3d 667 (D.C. Cir. 2008).

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