Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX)
Whistleblower Digest
Table of Contents

I.

STATUTE AND REGULATIONS

II.

REMOVAL TO FEDERAL DISTRICT COURT

III.

PROCEDURE BEFORE AND REVIEW BY FEDERAL COURTS

IV.

REQUEST FOR HEARING

V.

FILING OF COMPLAINT

VI.

PROCEDURE BEFORE ARB

VII.

PROCEDURE BEFORE OALJ

VIII.

PROTECTION OF INFORMATION; PRIVACY; CONFIDENTIALITY

IX.

PRIVILEGES AND NON-DISCLOSURE AGREEMENTS

X.

COVERED RESPONDENT

XI.

COVERED EMPLOYEE

XII.

ARBITRATION AGREEMENTS; SEVERANCE AGREEMENTS

XIII.

BURDEN OF PROOF AND PRODUCTION

   A.

    IN GENERAL

   B.

    PRIMA FACIE CASE

   C.

    ADVERSE ACTION

   D.

    CAUSATION

   E.

    PROTECTED ACTIVITY

   F.

    PRETEXT

   G.

    DUAL MOTIVE

   H.

    CLEAR AND CONVINCING EVIDENCE STANDARD

XIV.

DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES

   A.

    REINSTATEMENT

   B.

    COMPENSATORY DAMAGES

   C.

    SPECIAL DAMAGES

   D.

    PUNITIVE DAMAGES

   E.

    ATTORNEYS' FEES

XV.

FRIVOLOUS COMPLAINT; SANCTIONS; COMPLAINANT'S PARTICIPATION IN WRONGFUL CONDUCT

XVI.

SETTLEMENTS

XVII.

DISMISSALS AND WITHDRAWALS

XVIII.

ATTORNEYS AND REPRESENTATIVES

XIX.

BANKRUPTCY

XX.

RES JUDICATA

XXI.

EVIDENCE

XXII.

IMMUNITY

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