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    1. SEC Says It Won’t Limit Whistleblower Payouts

      SEC Says It Won’t Limit Whistleblower Payouts

      The Securities and Exchange Commission said Thursday that it was revising two amendments governing the rules of its whistleblower program to address concerns that they would discourage tipsters from coming forward. The two amendments were adopted in September 2020, during the Trump administration. SEC Chairman Gary Gensler, a Democrat tapped by President Biden, said last year that one amendment could be used by a future commission to lower an award because of its size...

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    2. Competition for Compliance Officers Intensifies Amid Regulatory Pressures

      Competition for Compliance Officers Intensifies Amid Regulatory Pressures

      A labor-market squeeze and evolving regulatory pressures are driving demand for compliance officers. Competition for such talent has heated up in recent months as companies fear they will be short-staffed at a time of rapid growth and increasing regulatory scrutiny, and businesses are luring compliance staff with salary increases, remote-working opportunities and company equity...

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    3. SEC Issues $114 Million to Two Whistleblowers

      SEC Issues $114 Million to Two Whistleblowers

      The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission awarded about $114 million in total to two whistleblowers, including one who provided independent analysis to the regulator that helped substantially advance investigations, the SEC said. With the latest awards, the SEC whistleblower program has paid out more than $1 billion to 207 whistleblowers since issuing its first award in 2012, the agency said. That marks a milestone for the SEC whistleblower program created by the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act...

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    4. President Biden Signs Bill to Fund CFTC Whistleblower Program

      President Biden Signs Bill to Fund CFTC Whistleblower Program

      President Biden has signed into law legislation that would temporarily set up a new account to pay for the operations of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s whistleblower program, paving the way for the U.S. derivatives markets regulator to resolve a funding crisis over a large potential payout. The bill, an amended version of the CFTC Fund Management Act, was signed into law by the president on Tuesday, after Congress passed the bipartisan legislation last month.

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