Fifth Circuit Cuts Employers Out of Whistleblower Loop

, The National Law Journal


The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has ruled that would-be whistleblowers are protected from retaliation only if they report their employer's wrongdoing to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission — contradicting virtually every other court to consider the matter and the SEC's own rules.

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