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Whistleblower Protections Under Sarbanes-Oxley

Whistleblower protection provisions have become a standard feature in a wide range of new legislation at both the federal and state levels. Here, Littler Shareholder S. Jeanine Conley addresses perhaps the most salient example, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (more commonly called Sarbanes–Oxley or SOX), including the key substantive and procedural components of a retaliation claim under SOX and the extent to which courts have interpreted its whistleblower protections to extend to non-employee contractors.

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