But whistleblower lawyers don’t expect many more awards born from the SEC’s policy incentivizing internal reporting.
The Supreme Court last year issued an opinion in a case involving Digital Realty Trust Inc. that said antiretaliation protections for whistleblowers provided by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act extend only to those who provide tips directly to the SEC—regardless of whether they report to the company.
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