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Entries in CFTC Whistleblower Office (9)

Thursday
Sep152016

CFTC plans to expand whistleblower awards and protections

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission is asking for public comments about proposed amendments to the agency's whistleblower rules.

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Monday
Aug082016

CFTC pays its fourth (and smallest) whistleblower award

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced an award of about $50,000 to a whistleblower for original information that led to a successful CFTC enforcement action.

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Tuesday
Apr122016

Jackpot: CFTC awards whistleblower more than $10 Million

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission awarded more than $10 million to a whistleblower last week who provided key original information that led to a successful CFTC enforcement action.

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Monday
Mar212016

CFTC: Give our new whistleblower website a try

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) launched a new whistleblower website at www.whistleblower.gov. The new site has information about the agency's whistleblower program for potential violations of the Commodity Exchange Act.

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Wednesday
May212014

CFTC pays $240,000 to first whistleblower

The acting chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) said Tuesday the agency will make its first award to a whistleblower under the program created by the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010.

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Friday
Sep072012

Interview with Vincente Martinez of the CFTC Whistleblower Program: Part IV

Do whistleblowers have any protection against retaliation under your whistleblowing program?

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Thursday
Sep062012

Interview with Vincente Martinez of the CFTC Whistleblower Program: Part III

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?

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Wednesday
Sep052012

Interview with Vincente Martinez of the CFTC Whistleblower Program: Part II

Question: As you are aware, many companies have expressed concerns about the lack of an internal reporting requirement for whistleblowers. What, if anything, do you have to say in response to critics who argue that this undermines their compliance programs?

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Tuesday
Sep042012

Interview with Vincente Martinez of the CFTC Whistleblower Program: Part I

I recently sat down with Vincente Martinez, Director of the CFTC Whistleblower Office (WBO), who graciously agreed to answer some of my questions about the WBO.

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