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CFTC Moves to Protect Whistleblowers and to Make Claims and Awards Easier

, New York Law Journal


Jonathan Marcus and David Meister write that to date, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has issued three whistleblower awards, only one of which was for a substantial amount. Recent changes seek to incentivize more whistleblowers to come forward by enhancing anti-retaliation protections and expanding the eligibility requirements.

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