SEC Doles Out New Whistleblower Award, as Advocates Fret Over Rule Changes | National Law Journal –

Jane Norberg Jane Norberg, the SEC’s whistleblower chief. Credit: Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM 

With a more than $10 million award Thursday, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ran up the score in an already record-setting year for the agency’s initiative to reward tipsters, adding to a pile of payouts that has grown against the backdrop of rule changes that have raised alarm among some whistleblower advocates.