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Supreme Court SOX decision less significant in light of Dodd-Frank, observers say

By Tom Webb

07 March 2014

Supreme Court SOX decision less significant in light of Dodd-Frank, observers say Justice Ruth Ginsberg gave the lead judgment.

A US Supreme Court ruling on Tuesday extended Sarbanes-Oxley’s whistleblower provisions to employees of private contractors to publicly traded companies, though observers say the decision is unlikely to have a significant effect as whistleblowers increasingly turn to Dodd-Frank.