With the signing of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act into law this week, the US government quietly introduced two parallel whisleblower programs that will provide powerful financial incentives for individuals to report suspected securities or commodities trading violations to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).
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Whisleblowers granted bounties and protection from SEC and CFTC in US financial reform law
- Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
- Tim Coleman, Aaron Marcu, Kathleen Healy, Caroline Stroud and John Warren
- United Kingdom, USA
- July 21 2010
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