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Do whistleblowers have any protection against retaliation under your whistleblowing program?… Continue Reading
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As companies adjust to the new whistleblowing regimes under the Dodd-Frank Act, what changes do you recommend that they make to their existing compliance programs to ensure they are adequately prepared to manage whistleblowers and/or CFTC inquiries in response to whistleblower complaints?… Continue Reading
It’s not an FCPA case.
But it is the first bounty paid to a whistleblower by the SEC under the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act.
The SEC said last month it will pay about $50,000 to a whistleblower who helped ‘stop a multi-million dollar fraud.’… Continue Reading
In 2010, the Dodd-Frank Act created whistleblower bounty programs in both the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). While readers of this blog are familiar with the SEC’s program because of its impact on FCPA enforcement, they may not be as familiar with the CFTC’s program. … Continue Reading