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At its [[SEC Open Meeting, May 25, 2011|May 25, 2011 open meeting]], the [[SEC]] issued its final rule regarding the establishment of whistleblower provisions under the [[Dodd-Frank Act]]. According to the rule, to be eligible, the whistleblower "voluntarily provide the SEC with original information that leads to the successful enforcement by the SEC of a federal court or administrative action in which the SEC obtains monetary sanctions totaling more than $1 million."
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At an open meeting on [[CFTC Open Meeting, August 4, 2011|August 4, 2011]], the CFTC approved its [[CFTC Final Rule: Whistleblower Incentives and Protection|final rule on its whistleblower program]]. The rule maintains the “discretionary power” of the Commission with regard to the amount awarded to informants.
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At an open meeting on [[SEC Open Meeting, May 25, 2011|May 25, 2011]], the SEC issued its [[SEC Final Rule: Securities Whistleblower Incentives and Protections|final rule]] under which the whistleblower, in order to be eligible, must "voluntarily provide the SEC with original information that leads to the successful enforcement by the SEC of a federal court or administrative action in which the SEC obtains monetary sanctions totaling more than $1 million.

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At an open meeting on August 4, 2011, the CFTC approved its final rule on its whistleblower program. The rule maintains the “discretionary power” of the Commission with regard to the amount awarded to informants.

At an open meeting on May 25, 2011, the SEC issued its final rule under which the whistleblower, in order to be eligible, must "voluntarily provide the SEC with original information that leads to the successful enforcement by the SEC of a federal court or administrative action in which the SEC obtains monetary sanctions totaling more than $1 million.”