Securities and Exchange Commission

2014 Proves to Be a Great Year for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Following in the footsteps of government agencies like the SEC and IRS, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC") had an eventful fiscal year 2014, resulting in its first-ever whistleblower reward and a significant jump in complaints over fiscal year 2013. Much like the qui tam provisions of the False Claims Act, the CFTC’s relatively [...]

By | 2018-07-30T15:10:56+00:00 January 16th, 2015|Commodities Futures Trading Fraud|

Securities and Exchange Commission Announces Plans to Enhance Whistleblower Program

Under the 2010 Dodd Frank Act, the Securities and Exchange Commission was tasked with organizing and implementing a whistleblower program similar to the False Claims Act – which has proven widely successful since its inception in the 1800’s. As a result, the SEC worked tirelessly to create its Office of the Whistleblower (“OWB”) and has [...]

By | 2018-09-24T14:53:43+00:00 February 19th, 2014|SEC Fraud|