Whistleblower & Qui Tam Blog

December 2017

Digital Realty Trust Supreme Court Oral Argument Audio and Transcript Now Available

The Supreme Court of the United States heard arguments in Digital Realty Trust v. Somers (No. 16-1276) on November 28, 2017. The case will decide whether whistleblowers that report internally are protected from retaliation under the Dodd-Frank Act. The National Whistleblower Center and a leading expert in corporate compliance filed an amici curiae brief on October 17, 2017. Oral argument transcripts and audio  are now available and are linked below. A decision is expected in early 2018.

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