The U.S. Supreme Court expanded the reach of a federal lawenacted in response to the 2001 Enron Corp. collapse, saying itprotects people who work for a public company's contractors,including law firms and auditors.

The justices, voting 6-3, allowed whistle-blower claims by twoformer employees of a privately held company that providesinvestment advice and management services to the Fidelity mutualfunds.

The case centered on protections that watchdog groups andPresident Barack Obama's administration say are important toprevent another Enron-like catastrophe.

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