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Bill could thwart SEC efforts to catch “big fish”, warns former whistleblower chief

By Roger Hamilton-Martin

18 May 2017

Bill could thwart SEC efforts to catch “big fish”, warns former whistleblower chief Credit: iStockphoto/fstop123

A proposed law that would end awards for tipsters complicit in wrongdoing is misguided, the former head of the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s whistleblower programme has said.