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BUSINESS CRIMES BULLETIN

October 2010

Deploying Countermeasures to the SEC’s Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Awards

By Toby J.F. Bishop and Mohammed Ahmed

Section 922 of Dodd-Frank created awards of 10%-30% of monetary sanctions for whistleblowers who report to the SEC original information leading to securities law enforcement actions that recover more than $1 million. Here are 10 actions organizations might take to help mitigate the increased regulatory risk this change may create.

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