In the Margins

Directors may be liable in whistleblower suits

October 29, 2015

By The Wall Street Journal

A federal California judge has ruled that whistleblowers are allowed to seek compensation from directors of a company. U.S. District Court Judge Joseph Spero in the Northern District of California ruled that Sarbanes Oxley and Dodd-Frank did not intend to shield directors who retaliate against an employee. Read the original story from The Wall Street Journal.