SEC: Quality of whistleblower filings higher than expected

Author: | Published: 11 Nov 2011

The percentage of whistleblower filings resulting in investigations so far has been much higher than the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) expected, according to commissioner Elisse Walter.

Speaking during an interview at an Institute on Securities Regulation event in New York on November 9, Walter said that while there were fears that the whistleblower rules implemented earlier this year would result in a...