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SEC RIN: 3235-AM11 Publication ID: Fall 2018 
Title: Amendments to the Commission's Whistleblower Program Rules 

The Commission proposed certain amendments to the Commission's existing whistleblower rules to provide additional procedural flexibility in connection with the whistleblower program (which was established in July 2010) and to clarify various issues that have arisen based on the Commission’s experiences to date in implementing the program.

Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission(SEC)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: Undetermined  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Independent agency 
CFR Citation: 17 CFR 240.21F-3    17 CFR 240.21F-4    17 CFR 240.21F-6    17 CFR 240.21F-12    17 CFR 240.21F-13   
Legal Authority: 15 U.S.C. 78c(b)    15 U.S.C. 78u-6(j)    15 U.S.C. 78w(a)   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  07/20/2018  83 FR 34702   
NPRM Comment Period End  09/18/2018 
Final Action  09/00/2019 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: None 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Brian Ochs
Senior Special Counsel, Office of the General Counsel
Securities and Exchange Commission
100 F Street NE,
Washington, DC 20549
Phone:202 551-5067