CFTC Awards More than $10 Million to Whistleblower

On April 4, 2016, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) announced a whistleblower award of more than $10 million.  This is only the third whistleblower award that the CFTC has approved since the inception of the CFTC whistleblower program in 2011, and by far, the largest award amount.  Although the CFTC Whistleblower Rules are not new, this award is a reminder that there are now potentially powerful incentives for people to report internal wrongdoing.  read more

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