SOX Whistleblower Protection FAQs
- Do federal laws protect whistleblowers against retaliation?
- Will I get a reward for reporting fraud being committed by my employer?
- What is the statute of limitations to file a SOX claim?
- Where are SOX whistleblower cases litigated?
- Do mandatory arbitration agreements encompass SOX whistleblower claims?
- What level of detail is required in a Sarbanes-Oxley complaint?
- Can I sue an individual under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act?
- Are whistleblowers in the financial services or banking industry protected against retaliation?
- Who administers the whistleblower protection provision of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act?
Protected Whistleblowing Under Sarbanes-Oxley
- Who is protected under the whistleblower protection provision of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act?
- What whistleblowing is protected under SOX?
- Must a whistleblower disclose unequivocal unlawful conduct to be protected?
- Does the Sarbanes-Oxley Act protect whistleblowing in the course of performing one’s job duties?
Prohibited Retaliation Against Whistleblowers
- What acts of retaliation are prohibited under SOX?
- Is threatening a countersuit against a whistleblower an act of retaliation?
- Is a lawsuit against a whistleblower actionable retaliation?
Proving a Violation of Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Provision
- How does a whistleblower prove retaliation?
- What is the burden a SOX whistleblower must meet to prove retaliation?
- What is an employer’s burden in a SOX whistleblower case?
- Can I use confidential documents from my job to prove a whistleblower retaliation case?
- Am I permitted to make secret recordings at work to use in a whistleblower case?
- Is knowledge of protected conduct and close temporal proximity sufficient to prove retaliation?
- Does a SOX whistleblower need to prove that the employer’s reason for the adverse action is untrue?
- What causal connection must be established to prove whistleblower retaliation?
Relief or Damages for SOX Whistleblowers
- What remedies are available to employees under the Sarbanes Oxley whistleblower law?
- What do employers typically demand in the settlement of an employment case?