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SEC report shows potential for “eye-opening” whistleblower awards

By Roger Hamilton-Martin

21 November 2017

SEC report shows potential for “eye-opening” whistleblower awards The US Securities and Exchange Commission's headquarters in Washington, DC. Scott S on Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

New SEC financial figures suggesting the agency will spend up to US$221 million on whistleblower awards in coming years are likely to attract legal professionals to work with potential tipsters, lawyers told GIR.