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U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission building in Washington, D.C. Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM
SEC Rolls Back Whistleblower Program Changes Criticized by Advocates
Remember all the way back in 2020 when the SEC worried advocates by making changes to its much-utilized whistleblower program? The commission, now under Democratic leadership, has decided that wasn’t such a great idea after all.