CFTC $30mn to Whistleblower

On Jul. 12, CFTC announced largest-ever whistleblower award.

  • Whistleblower provided original information that led to an enforcement action.
  • The $30mn award is the largest made under the CFTC whistleblower program.
  • Previous highest award, paid to CFTC whistleblower, was $10mn in Mar. 2016.
  • CFTC hope award will facilitate upward momentum and success of its program.