SEC's New Whistleblower Program Open For Business; Takes Effect Today
The SEC's new whistleblower program, created under rulemaking implementing the Dodd-Frank Act, is effective today. See the SEC's press release issued this morning: SEC's New Whistleblower Program Takes Effect Today, which links in turn to the SEC's central portal for reporting as a whistleblower and related info: www.sec.gov/whistleblower.
See also this Introduction by Office of the Whistleblower Chief Sean McKessy, and McKessy's remarks 8.11.11 at Georgetown University. Props to Dave Lynn of TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog for the heads up in his post earlier today: W-Day is Here: The SEC's Whistleblower Rules Are Now Effective.