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Ninth Circuit affirms $8M General Counsel Whistleblower Award

The Ninth Circuit affirmed $8 million of an $11 million jury award to a former general counsel whistleblower, affirming his California wrongful termination claim. In January 2017, a jury found that defendants Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc., and its CEO violated the whistleblower provisions of SOX and Dodd-Frank as well as California public policy when they terminated the former general counsel, Sanford Wadler, in retaliation for his internal reports that Bio-Rad had violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).

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