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CFTC Report Highlights Largest-Ever Whistleblower Award

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)’s 2022 fiscal report highlights the largest-ever whistleblower award made under the Dodd-Frank Act.  A single whistleblower received a record-breaking $200 million award in...
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CFTC Whistleblower Program Ends 2019 & Starts 2020 With a Bang

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) whistleblower program plays a critical role assisting the CFTC in protecting the nation’s financial markets. In December 2019, the CFTC announced a whistleblower award...
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SEC and CFTC Encourage Internal Fraud Reporting But Whistleblowers Should Proceed With Caution

Employees who discover SEC and CFTC fraud on the job face many difficult choices about reporting that fraud. At or near the top of that list is the question of...
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Digital Realty – Elevating Form Over Function to the Detriment of SEC Whistleblower Protection

The Supreme Court issued its opinion in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers.  In that case, the Court held that the SEC whistleblower program protection does not apply to internal...
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CFTC Announces Historic Whistleblower Award of More Than $30 Million

Commodities and Futures Trading Commission Announces Historic Whistleblower Award of More Than $30 Million
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