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Five milestones in the Dodd-Frank whistleblower reward program

In the four years since the passage of the Dodd-Frank Act, the whistleblower program has made some noise

President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act into law in July or 2010. In the past four years, the law has had far-reaching consequences, from managing the usage of conflict minerals to changing the definition of executive pay. But perhaps the most important provisions of Dodd-Frank was the establishment of the Office of the Whistleblower, and the creation of a system of rewards for individuals whose whistleblowing information led to more than a million dollars in sanctions. Here are some of the key moments in the timeline of the SEC whistleblower program.



A bill becomes a law





The flood doors open


Still going strong

Senior Editor and Community Manager

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Rich Steeves

Richard P. Steeves is Senior Editor and Community Manager of InsideCounsel magazine, where he covers the intellectual property and compliance beats. Rich earned a B.A....

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