CFTC strengthens protections for whistleblower. Exposing Misconduct.

CFTC strengthens protections for whistleblower

May 26, 2017

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has unanimously approved amendments to whistleblower rules that will, among other things, strengthen anti-retaliation protections for whistleblowers and enhance the agency’s process for reviewing whistleblower claims.

Based on a reinterpretation of the CFTC’s anti-retaliation authority under the Commodity Exchange Act, the Commission or the whistleblower may now bring an action against an employer for retaliation.

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