Daily Archives: April 6, 2015, 8:55 am

Eugene Scalia: Blowing the Whistle on the SEC’s Latest Power Move – WSJ

The SEC rule requires no such thing: Dodd-Frank prohibits retaliation against whistleblowers, and the SEC rule says companies can’t “take any action to impede” whistleblowing by, for example, enforcing a confidentiality agreement against a whistleblower. But the rule doesn’t say that whenever you have a confidentiality agreement, you have to tell employees that federal law enforcers have open access to…

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Another Preet Defeat – WSJ

Preet Bharara has a difficult decision. Late last week the full Second Circuit Court of Appeals rejected his request for an en banc rehearing of his defeat on insider-trading cases, so the U.S. Attorney now has two choices. He can cut his losses and accept that more of his unjust prosecutions will be overturned. Or he can appeal to the…

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