Gregory Keating on the Berman Decision

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Gregory Keating on the Berman Decision

Compliance Week

 | September 11, 2015

 | Gregory Keating

Gregory Keating was quoted in "Court:Whistleblowers Protected, SEC Reporting or Not" in Compliance Week. He offers commentary on the recent Berman decision, a ruling in Berman v. Neo@Oglivy where the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that an internal whistleblower is entitled to the same level of antiretaliation protection as those who have turned to the SEC for help.  The ruling contrasts with several other district rulings on the issue, as well as the Fifth Circuit’s ruling in Asadi v. G.E. Energy.

He explains the importance of corporate compliance officers and in house legal departments reviewing their existing compliance procedures and staying apprised of new developments.

Mr. Keating was also quoted on the subject in "The Second Circuit Hears the Whistle Blow" in Corporate Counsel and in "Whistle-Blower Win" in Bloomberg BNA.


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