Nebraska District Court: Employee’s Disclosures to FINRA Make Her a Dodd-Frank Whistleblower

Nebraska District Court:  Employee’s Disclosures to FINRA Make Her a Dodd-Frank Whistleblower

In a first-impression decision, the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska recently ruled that an employee who disclosed information about potential securities law violations to FINRA may qualify as a “whistleblower” under Dodd-Frank, even though the employee did not provide any information to the SEC.