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New Head of CFTC’s Whistleblower Office Highlights Potential Rewards for Reporting Fraud

New Head of CFTC’s Whistleblower Office Highlights Potential Rewards for Reporting Fraud

Sixty years ago, Fred Schwed penned “Where Are the Customers’ Yachts?” The title was inspired by a tale from over a century ago when a visitor in New York marveled at the lavish yachts owned by Wall Street insiders who profited from dispensing financial advice. This visitor pondered the absence of yachts belonging to the customers themselves, highlighting the stark reality that providing financial advice yields far more profit than receiving it. Today, there are new contenders for lavish yachts; whistleblowers. 

The new head of the CFTC’s Whistleblower Office, Brian Young, might be able to help you secure that big yacht if you’ve witnessed and reported commodity fraud to the CFTC Whistleblower Office, resulting in a recovery of more than $1 million from a CFTC enforcement action. 

Industry Analyst Larry Tabb Discusses Cryptocurrencies, AI, and Market Dynamics at FIA Futures Conference

Industry Analyst Larry Tabb Discusses Cryptocurrencies, AI, and Market Dynamics at FIA Futures Conference

At the FIA International Futures Industry Conference in Boca Raton, FL, John Lothian News conducted an  interview with Larry Tabb of Bloomberg Intelligence as part of the JLN Industry Leader video series sponsored by Wedbush. Tabb, known for his expertise in industry and market analysis, shared  his insights into cryptocurrencies, artificial intelligence, equity options growth and increased demand for U.S. equities during non-traditional market hours. 

De’Ana Dow Reflects on Trailblazing Regulatory Career and FIA Hall of Fame Induction: From Audit Trails to Advocacy

De’Ana Dow Reflects on Trailblazing Regulatory Career and FIA Hall of Fame Induction: From Audit Trails to Advocacy

At the FIA International Futures Industry Conference in Boca Raton, FL, De’Ana Dow, partner at Capitol Counsel LLC and inductee into the FIA Hall of Fame Class of 2024, was interviewed by John Lothian News. Dow expressed surprise at her Hall of Fame nomination, saying, “I was completely shocked… never in a million years did I think I’d be considered, let alone selected.”

CFTC Chairman Rostin Behnam Discusses Market Volatility, Data-Driven Culture, and Future Initiatives at FIA Futures Conference

CFTC Chairman Rostin Behnam Discusses Market Volatility, Data-Driven Culture, and Future Initiatives at FIA Futures Conference

At the FIA’s International Futures Conference in Boca Raton, FL, John Lothian News interviewed CFTC Chairman Rostin Behnam on topics ranging from the CFTC’s reaction to the death of former CFTC Chief of Staff Mike Gill to making the CFTC a more data driven culture to using Little Orphan Annie as the spokesperson for its AI fraud initiatives. The latter refers to the AI announcement I rewrote using ChatGPT as if done by Little Orphan Annie.