Tag: Dodd-Frank

More than 33,000 tips, $2.5 billion in financial remedies and $500 million in awards to investors — the SEC’s whistleblower program turns 10 years old today – MarketWatch

Tuesday marks the 10th anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Act, the landmark financial-reform legislation passed in the wake of the Great Recession. What we’ve learned during this time is that there’s strong consensus that the whistleblower-rewards provisions are effective in detecting and combatting fraud and conserving limited public resources. Using financial incentives to motivate potential whistleblowers to take the risk of…

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Trump SEC pick says he has no ‘specific’ Dodd-Frank gut plan – The Boston Globe

President Trump’s pick to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission said that he has no specific plans to dismantle regulations implemented under the Dodd-Frank Act, but that the new administration wants to examine whether the 2010 law is stifling growth. ‘‘Dodd-Frank should be looked at, in particular rules that have been in place as to whether they are achieving their…

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