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