SEC Office of the Whistleblower Files Annual Report to Congress On Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program

SEC Office of the Whistleblower Files Annual Report to Congress On Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program

Last week, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of the Whistleblower, created in 2011 pursuant to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, released its mandated report to Congress on operations for Fiscal Year 2014, ending on September 30, 2014. 

As Bitcoin Gains Momentum in the Middle East, Focus On Regulation Increases

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The virtual currency market has emerged in the United Arab Emirates with Dubai’s first Bitcoin ATM introduced in April 2014. Middle East entrepreneurs have begun launching Bitcoin payment products and SMEs are beginning to realise the potential of such technology, with The Pizza Guys becoming the first restaurant in the UAE to accept Bitcoin payments.

Regulators to Focus On Shadow Banking

By | White Collar Crime Watch | November 21, 2014
Regulators to Focus On Shadow Banking

Ahead of the 2014 G20 summit in Brisbane, Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England and Chairman of the Financial Stability Board (the “FSB”), the watchdog entrusted with safeguarding against future financial crises, revealed that institutions falling within the unregulated scope of the “shadow banking” sector will face increased scrutiny from financial regulators over the coming year because of the risks they pose to financial stability.