Supreme Court Extends SOX Whistleblower Protections to Private Company Employees

In the recent case of Lawson vs FMR LLC, the Supreme Court ruled that employees of private companies engaged by public companies are covered by the whistle blower protections of Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002 (“SOX”). There is still an ongoing challenge to protect whistleblowers from retaliation and this is a critical issue that company executives must address. To read the full article, visit