Speaking at the annual Securities Enforcement Forum in Washington, D.C., Norberg said she has seen “great carve-outs in agreements” that make clear that any nondisclosure terms do not prevent communication with a government agency. But she still advised lawyers to review severance agreements for any language that could potentially prevent someone from contacting the SEC, in violation of the agency’s rule against preventing employees from tipping off regulators.
‘Enforcement 40’ for 2020
Join Us On LinkedIn
Join the Securities Litigation and Enforcement Group on LinkedIn