Anti-Money Laundering Whistleblower Improvement Act Passes, Marking Win for Whistleblowers

On December 23, 2022, U.S. Congress included the Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Whistleblower Improvement Act as part of the Omnibus spending package and was signed into law by President Biden. Modeled on whistleblower provisions included in the Dodd-Frank Act, the act expands incentives and protections for whistleblowers, and is likely to add support for whistleblowers who…

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Proposed Federal Ban on Non-Compete Agreements in Labor Contracts

On January 5, 2023, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission moved to establish a rule that would block companies from limiting their employees’ ability to work for rivals or starting a competing business months or years after their employment. The proposal would also require companies to nullify any existing non-competes within six months. Non-compete agreements have…

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Attorney Chiung-Hui Huang Obtains Favorable Ruling by New York Appellate Court in Win for Small Business (Restaurant) Owner

A panel of judges from the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, reversed a previous ruling by a lower court in favor of a small minority restaurant business against its landlord. Represented by Attorney Chiung-Hui Huang, a restaurant owner prevailed against its landlord who had accused the tenant of abandoning commercial space, marking a win…

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Attorneys Azor and Cross, with Henrichsen Law Group, PLLC, Selected as Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyers in Florida by National Trial Lawyers

Henrichsen Law Group, PLLC, an AV rated civil trial firm, is pleased to announce that The National Trial Lawyers has selected two of the firm’s attorneys, Naphtalie Azor and Allison Cross, as NTL – Civil Plaintiff – Top 40 under 40 Trial Lawyers in the state of Florida. This honor is given only to the…

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Henrichsen Law Group Clients Win Reinstatement and Monetary Awards in SOX Claim

October 6, 2022 The U.S. Department of Labor has determined that ExxonMobil Corporation has wrongfully terminated two scientists, clients of Henrichsen Law Group, in violation of the Sarbanes Oxley Act (SOX) and has ordered immediate reinstatement.  The Department of Labor order states that the whistleblowers “suffered financial hardship and mental anguish because [Exxon] illegally retaliated…

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Bill to Ban Arbitration of Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault Claims Clears House and Senate, on to White House

Arbitration of Sexual Harassment

  A bill amending the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) passed with overwhelming support in the United States Senate on February 10, 2022, to protect employees and consumers from mandatory arbitration for sexual harassment and sexual assault claims. See article. The FAA facilitates dispute resolution through arbitration by creating a process of creating valid arbitration awards…

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FINRA Panel Awards Henrichsen Law Group Client $650k

FINRA Headquarters

Attorneys at Henrichsen Law Group working on behalf of a financial advisor are very pleased to announce that their client was awarded $650,000 in a defamation case before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), which is the single largest independent regulatory body for securities firms operating in the United States. The case was based upon…

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Whistleblowers Are Important Sources of Information-Florida Law

Private Sector Whistleblowers in Florida, such as licensed professionals, executives, engineers, professors, etc., have protection under the Florida Whistleblower Act. The Florida Whistleblower Act, provides, in pertinent part, that: An employer may not take retaliatory personnel action against an employee because the employee has (1) Disclosed, or threatened to disclose, to any appropriate governmental agency, under…

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