Whistleblower Advocacy Group Requests SEC Extend Public Comment Period on Controversial Changes to Whistleblower Program. Exposing Misconduct.

Whistleblower Advocacy Group Requests SEC Extend Public Comment Period on Controversial Changes to Whistleblower Program

September 17, 2018

Today the National Whistleblower Center(NWC), the nation’s leading whistleblower advocacy group, formally requested the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) to extend the public comment period for proposed changes to the SEC Whistleblower Program. 

The request is based on the failure of the SEC to produce 15,877 emails and other documents it identified in response to a Freedom of Information Act request filed by the NWC.  The NWC FOIA request sought documents related to lobbying efforts by Wall Street firms and the Chamber of Commerce that gave rise to the SEC’s proposed rules.

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