Tides v. Boeing Co.

Reports relating to this case:

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

    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.