Signed into federal law by President Obama in 2010, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act brought the most changes to the American financial regulatory environment since the Great Depression.

Can an employee who blows the whistle on alleged securities law violations within the company (and is therefore protected by the anti-retaliation provision of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act), but does not blow the whistle externally to the SEC, also invoke the more advantageous anti-retaliation protections of the Dodd-Frank Act in a private lawsuit? View Full Post