All CFTC Consumer Protection Fund articles

  • WhistleblowerReward

    CFTC issues record $200M whistleblower award


    The Commodity Futures Trading Commission paid out what is believed to be the largest-ever whistleblower award to an individual—nearly $200 million—who provided credible information to open investigations launched by the CFTC, another U.S. regulator, and a foreign regulator.

  • Whistle

    New bill saves CFTC whistleblower program, but for how long?


    A measure to save the whistleblower program at the CFTC was signed into law by President Joe Biden, providing enough funding to keep the program running through October 2022. What lies beyond the bill’s support?

  • CFTC

    Senate steps in to save CFTC’s whistleblower program


    In an attempt to save the whistleblower program at the CFTC, the Senate approved a bill to create a separate fund to pay whistleblowers rather than having the office draw on penalties levied against wrongdoers.