SEC proposes amendments to whistleblower rules

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Jun 28, 2018

On June 28, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a proposed rule that would amend existing rules related to its whistleblower program.

The proposal provides additional tools to assist with award determinations; establishes a uniform definition of “whistleblower”; increases the efficiency of processing whistleblower award applications; and clarifies and enhances certain policies, practices, and procedures related to implementing the program.

Comments on the proposed rule are due 60 days after the date of its publication in the Federal Register.

Review the press release on the SEC’s website.

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