Tides v. Boeing Co.

Reports relating to this case:

  • SOX Whistleblower Protections Do Not Extend to Employees Disclosing Information to the Media

    Date:
    February 13, 2012

    In Tides v. Boeing Co., 644 F.3d 809 (9th Cir. 2011), cert. denied, No. 11-309, 132 S. Ct. 518 (U.S. Oct. 31, 2011), the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals addressed whether Section 806(a)(1) of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) protects an employee working at a publicly held company from retaliation when that employee discloses information to the media regarding certain types of fraud violations.