The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday unanimously slapped down the SEC’s broad view of anti-retaliation protections, ruling that Dodd-Frank’s text clearly affords safeguards against reprisal only to those who contact the commission. Now, the open question for whistleblower and securities industry lawyers is how—or even whether—the SEC continues to promote internal whistleblowing in the new legal landscape.
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