The federal Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (“SOX”) was enacted in response to a number of major corporate and accounting scandals including those affecting Enron, Tyco International, Adelphia, Peregrine Systems, and WorldCom.  The Act’s “Whistleblower Protection for Employees of Publicly Traded Companies” provision protects whistleblower employees of publicly traded companies.  It provides that no publicly traded… Continue Reading