Fuel to the fire: Whistle-blower incentives in the Dodd-Frank Act


"A new era of whistle-blower regulation commenced July 21, when President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

The Dodd-Frank Act directs the Securities and Exchange Commission to develop a whistle-blower incentive program seemingly certain to increase the number of whistle-blower reports and, in response, the level of SEC enforcement activity. More whistle-blowing adds fuel to the fire for companies concerned about compliance programs and enforcement actions."

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