April 04, 2016
Erika Kelton in The National Law Journal, 4/4/16.
“I think [the reward] was inevitable. I’m sure the CFTC and the CFTC whistleblower office is enormously pleased, because there is nothing like the publicity from a whistleblower award to generate more interest in the program,” said [Phillips & Cohen partner Erika Kelton], who represented a tipster who received $30 million from the SEC, the largest whistleblower award in the program’s history. “I expect that the CFTC will see a jump in the applications they’ll receive.”
“U.S. Commodities Agency Rewards $10M to Whistleblower–a Record.”