Big SEC Whistleblower Bounties Won’t Change With Trump

Law360, New York (November 14, 2016, 9:02 PM EST) -- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s whistleblower program is likely to continue its record-breaking streak, bolstered by a $20 million award announced Monday, experts said, despite the newly elected Trump administration’s threats to repeal the Dodd-Frank Act that created the program in 2011.

The Dodd-Frank Act, which created the SEC's whistleblower program, has come under fire from President-elect Donald Trump and several of his closest advisers. (AP) The $20 million whistleblower award announced Monday is the third-highest issued by the agency since its first award in 2012. With the latest award, seven of the 10 largest bounties awarded under the SEC...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!