Daily Archives: July 19, 2017, 8:37 am

One Billion Reasons Why The SEC Whistleblower-Reward Program Is Effective

When Congress included a whistleblower-reward program in the Dodd-Frank Act, the program faced considerable opposition. Many large banks and companies, along with the Chamber of Commerce, argued that it would undermine compliance programs and create a perverse financial incentive for employees who are responsible for identifying and investigating misconduct. Six years later, however, the program has proved to be an…

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SEC Announces Christopher Hetner as Senior Advisor to the Chairman for Cybersecurity Policy

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Christopher R. Hetner will continue to serve as Senior Advisor to Chairman Jay Clayton for Cybersecurity Policy, having previously served in this role under Chair Mary Jo White and Acting Chairman Michael Piwowar. Mr. Hetner will continue to coordinate efforts across the agency to address cybersecurity policy, engage with external stakeholders, and…

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