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Transparency Problems Appear in the SEC's Whistleblower Program

13 February 2014

White Collar and Fraud Alert

It has been more than two years since the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) began operating its whistleblower program, but substantial questions linger over its effectiveness and its transparency. Under the program, whistleblowers are entitled to recover up to 30% of the monetary sanctions collected in SEC and related enforcement actions. For the last two years, the SEC has issued several press releases touting the program and highlighting one award that gave US$14 million to one lucky whistleblower.

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