Year: 2018

This Week In Securities Litigation (Week ending Feb. 23, 2018)

The Supreme Court handed down its decision in Digital Realty Trust this week, rejecting the SEC’s interpretation of the anti-retaliation provisions of Dodd-Frank. Specifically, the Court construed the provisions in accord with the text of the statute which narrows the

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Whistleblowers: The High Court Rejects the SEC’s Position

The SEC’s position on the scope of the whistleblower protections in Dodd-Frank was rejected by the Supreme Court. In Digital Realty Trust, Inc., v. Somers, No. 16-1276 (Feb. 21, 2018) the Court concluded that the SEC’s interpretation of that provision

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