About This Course
This CLE course provides an overview of the CFTC, SEC, and IRS whistleblower programs, with a focus on the basics of eligibility, anonymity, and the whistleblowing process. The course will cover the analysis of potential whistleblower claims and the necessary steps for filing a whistleblower claim with each agency.
Participants will learn about the ambiguities in the whistleblower awards process and gain insight into the factors that are considered when determining the amount of an award. The course will also cover real-world case studies to illustrate the application of the whistleblower programs.
Topics to be covered:
- CFTC, SEC, and IRS whistleblower program basics
- Whistleblower eligibility and anonymity
- Analyzing a potential whistleblower claim
- Filing a whistleblower claim
- The whistleblower awards process and its ambiguities
Upon completion of the course, participants will have a solid understanding of the legal and practical aspects of whistleblowing and the necessary steps for successfully navigating the CFTC, SEC, and IRS whistleblower programs.