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In Digital Realty, the Supreme Court Hands the SEC a Big Loss, But Companies Should Remain Vigilant Against Whistleblower Retaliation

February 23, 2018, Covington Alert

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated decision in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers. Ruling 9-0, the Court held that the Dodd-Frank Act prohibits retaliation against whistleblowers only if they reported suspected wrongdoing directly to the SEC.

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