Chief of SEC’s Whistleblower Office Discusses Program’s Continuing Success After Its First Decade

The SEC’s whistleblower program has grown substantially over the past decade, with a record number of tips and awards in fiscal year 2020. At a recent SCCE event, Jane Norberg, Chief of the Office of the Whistleblower, who has been with the office since its inception, and Nikkia M. Wharton, senior counsel in the SEC Division of Enforcement, discusses the program, how firms can use internal reporting to mitigate whistleblower risk and the critical anti-retaliation protections afforded to whistleblowers. See “Encouraging Internal Reporting to Mitigate COVID-19-Related Risk” (Jul. 22, 2020).

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