DealBook Briefing: What Is a Whistle-Blower These Days?
Good Thursday morning. The Supreme Court helps define what a whistle-blower must do. Broadcom and Qualcomm are getting feistier in their deal fight. Just in: Newell Brands named three new directors as it fights with Starboard Value.
What does it take to become a protected whistle-blower?
According to the Supreme Court, in an opinion written by Ruth Bader Ginsburg, it requires telling the Securities and Exchange Commission, not just your bosses. More from Andrew Ackerman of the WSJ: