David Marshall Coedits ABA SOX Midwinter Report

Katz, Marshall & Banks partner David J. Marshall coedited a comprehensive 2016 update on the anti-retaliation provision of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) entitled the "2016 SOX Midwinter Report."  Partner Alison B. Asarnow was also a contributing author to the paper.  The 117-page white paper provides a detailed examination of the Act, covering topics including:

  • The effect of the Dodd-Frank Act on SOX's whistleblower provisions;
  • What employers are covered by SOX;
  • What activity is protected by SOX;
  • What constitutes an adverse action under SOX;
  • The procedures for filing a SOX retaliation claim;
  • What remedies are available to SOX whistleblowers;
  • And much more.

Mr. Marshall presented the paper at the American Bar Association's Section of Labor and Employment Law, which met for its Midwinter Meeting from February 17-19, 2016.  Mr. Marshall presented at a panel entitled "SOX: Strengthening SOX’s Anti-Retaliation Provision and Related Statutes, where he was joined by employment defense attorneys Harry W. Wellford, Jr., of Littler Mendelson P.C., and Connie Bertram of Proskauer.