CFTC Issues Final Rules to Expand Its Whistleblower Authority: The CFTC Unanimously Votes to Adopt New Rules Granting the CFTC the Power to Bring Enforcement Actions and Prohibiting the Enforcement of Confidentiality Clauses in Employment Agreements

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP - June 5, 2017

On May 22, 2017, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission unanimously adopted new rules granting it the power to bring enforcement actions in response to retaliation against whistleblowers and prohibiting the enforcement of confidentiality clauses in employment agreements.