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WHAT LEGAL PROTECTIONS ARE PROVIDED TO CFTC WHISTLEBLOWERS?

August 8th, 2022

Exposing unlawful conduct by a business often creates significant monetary exposure for that company and any individual employees engaged in wrongdoing. While the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission is focused on preserving the confidentiality of whistleblowers’ identities, individuals who step forward to report securities fraud …

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CFTC Whistleblower Program

AM I ELIGIBLE FOR A WHISTLEBLOWER REWARD UNDER THE CFTC WHISTLEBLOWER PROGRAM?

May 24th, 2022

In the last fiscal year alone, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued approximately $123 million in whistleblower awards. This figure does not include a whooping $200 million award the agency issued on October 21, 2021—which is the largest-known single whistleblower award under the …

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CFTC Whistleblower Program

WHAT IS THE CFTC WHISTLEBLOWER PROGRAM?

May 4th, 2022

Congress created the whistleblower program administered by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) with the enactment of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010. The government passed the Dodd-Frank Act, in the wake of the Great Recession, to increase protections …

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