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Whistle-Blower Amendments Apply Retroactively

In the case of Leshinksy v. Telvent, U.S. District Judge, J. Paul Oetken, recently ruled that the whistle-blower amendments to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, contained in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, apply retroactively. Those amendments extend the Sarbanes-Oxley Act’s whistle-blower provisions to subsidiaries of public companies.

Employees of subsidiaries may bring whistle-blower claims against the parent company for violations occurring before 2010. All claims, however, must still satisfy the statute of limitations.

If you have any firsthand knowledge, information, or evidence related to any federal, state, county or city government fraud, you should speak with an experienced qui tam lawyer who can help you understand your legal rights and help you obtain the compensation you deserve.

If you have a claim, contact the Florida whistleblower attorneys at McCabe Rabin, P.A. for a free and confidential consultation by calling toll free at 877.915.4040 or e-mail kelly@mccaberabin.com.

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