Image of Is an employee's participation in an investigation of corporate fraud protected under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act?

Is an employee’s participation in an investigation of corporate fraud protected under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act?

Yes.  The whistleblower protection provision of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act protects  the following activity: “to file, cause to be filed, testify, participate in, or otherwise assist in a proceeding filed or about to be filed (with any knowledge of the employer) relating to an alleged violation[.]”

To learn more about Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower protections, click here, and call us at 202-262-8959 to schedule a preliminary consultation.

 

 

Avatar of Jason Zuckerman

Jason Zuckerman, Principal of Zuckerman Law, litigates whistleblower retaliation, qui tam, wrongful discharge, and other employment-related claims. He is rated 10 out of 10 by Avvo, was recognized by Washingtonian magazine as a “Top Whistleblower Lawyer” in 2015 and selected by his peers to be included in The Best Lawyers in America® and in SuperLawyers.