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Digital Realty Dodd-Frank and In re Hyundai & Kia Settlement Updates

March 20, 2018

Here are two recent bulletins I wrote for my firm. The U.S. Supreme Court held in the Digital Realty case that corporate whistleblowers must report to the SEC and not just internally to benefit from Dodd-Frank’s whistleblower rules. In the Hyundai & Kia case, the Ninth Circuit applied a heightened standard for certification of a settlement class, arguably making settlement of class actions more challenging.

Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Protections Apply Only to Employees Who Report Alleged Securities Violations to the SEC

Ninth Circuit Enforces Heightened Standard for Certification of Settlement Classes

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