Do whistleblowers have any protection against retaliation under your whistleblowing program?
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As companies adjust to the new whistleblowing regimes under the Dodd-Frank Act, what changes do you recommend that they make to their existing compliance programs to ensure they are adequately prepared to manage whistleblowers and/or CFTC inquiries in response to whistleblower complaints?
Question: As you are aware, many companies have expressed concerns about the lack of an internal reporting requirement for whistleblowers. What, if anything, do you have to say in response to critics who argue that this undermines their compliance programs?
I recently sat down with Vincente Martinez, Director of the CFTC Whistleblower Office (WBO), who graciously agreed to answer some of my questions about the WBO.