October 14, 2016
Sean McKessy in The National Law Journal, 10/14/16.
McKessy pointed to that portion of the settlement as belying the notion that whistleblower protections sometimes saddle companies with poor-performing employees.
“Had it been the case that this particular whistleblower had a performance issue and it had been properly documented by the company, then I’m guessing that a standalone retaliation case would not have been brought on those facts,” McKessy said.
“SEC Says Companies Should Take the Hint and Not Impede Whistleblowers.”