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“SCOTUS whistleblower case dodges Chevron deference showdown”

Phillips & Cohen partner Sean McKessy was quoted in a Reuters column about the recent Supreme Court decision limiting the scope of Dodd-Frank’s whistleblower protections.

That’s a mixed blessing for employers, said Sean McKessy of Phillips & Cohen, founding director of the former SEC Office of the Whistleblower. “Previously, we might have advised whistleblowers to report their concerns through internal compliance systems, when those systems were legitimate and strong, as well as report claims to the SEC,” McKessy said in an email statement. “Now we will tailor our advice to whistleblowers to take the Supreme Court decision into account, so as to avoid the risk of losing the right to be protected from retaliation.”

You can read the full column on Reuters.com.

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