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SEC's Whistleblower Chief Reflects After $500M Milestone

Law360 (July 28, 2020, 7:44 PM EDT) -- In 2012, Jane Norberg helped set up the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Office of the Whistleblower as its first deputy chief. Norberg, who was named head of the office in 2016, spoke with Law360 about how far the OWB has come since then, highlighting her recent efforts to accelerate the processing of whistleblower tips and awards.

Jane Norberg After issuing its first award in 2012, the office has paid out more than $500 million in awards to nearly 90 whistleblowers, according to SEC data.

"That's a large achievement for the program," Norberg said about crossing the half-billion-dollar mark, adding that...

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