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CFTC Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Whistleblower Rule Amendments

CFTC to Issue Whistleblower Award of Approximately $290,000The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced today that it is requesting public comment on proposed amendments to the Whistleblower Rules found in Part 165 of the CFTC’s Regulations. The CFTC announcement states: “The amendments would enhance the process for reviewing whistleblower claims and make related changes to clarify staff authority to administer the whistleblower … Continue Reading

Whistleblower to Receive $290,000 Award From CFTC

CFTC to Issue Whistleblower Award of Approximately $290,000The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission announced yesterday that it will make an award of approximately $290,000 to a whistleblower for providing valuable information about violations of the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA). Under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, the CFTC’s Whistleblower Program provides monetary awards to persons who report … Continue Reading
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