All CFTC Whistleblower Program articles

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    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?

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    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.

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    CFTC ends whistleblower award drought with $3M payout


    The Commodity Futures Trading Commission awarded approximately $3 million to a whistleblower in its first announced payout since September 2020.

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    CFTC awards $9M to whistleblower


    The Commodity Futures Trading Commission awarded $9 million to a whistleblower whose “specific, credible, and timely tip’ led to a successful enforcement action. The payout is one of the five largest awarded by the regulator since 2014.

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    CFTC awards more than $6M to whistleblower


    The Commodity Futures Trading Commission announced a whistleblower award of more than $6 million to a tipster who voluntarily provided original information that led the CFTC to bring a successful enforcement action.