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CFTC RIN: 3038-AE50 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: ●Amendments to the Part 165 Rules--Whistleblower Incentives and Protection 

The CFTC proposes to amend its part 165 regulations to enhance the process for reviewing whistleblower claims and to make related changes to clarify staff authority to administer the whistleblower program. The CFTC also is reinterpreting its anti-retaliation authority and proposing appropriate rule amendments to implement that authority.

Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission(CFTC)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 17 CFR 165   
Legal Authority: 7 U.S.C. 2    7 U.S.C. 5    7 U.S.C. 12a(5)    7 U.S.C. 26    as amended by title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Pub. L. 111–203, 124 Stat. 1376 (July 16, 2010)   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  08/30/2016  81 FR 59551   
NPRM Comment Period End  09/29/2016 
Final Action  01/00/2017 
Final Action Effective  01/00/2017 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: Undetermined 
Federalism: Undetermined 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Anthony Hays
Counsel, Office of General Counsel
Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street, NW.,
Washington, DC 20581
Phone:202 418-5584