By Richard Shea and Barbara Hoffman
These days, many employment agreements, severance agreements, releases, plan documents, SPDs, and other compensation and benefits arrangements impose confidentiality requirements on employees, both current and former. Yesterday the SEC issued its first order addressing how employee confidentiality obligations can be phrased consistent with the agency’s regulations implementing the Dodd-Frank whistleblower provisions. Companies may want to review the SEC order and the wording of their existing employee confidentiality obligations to determine whether changes might be helpful or required.
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