The US Securities and Exchange Commission
(SEC) has appointed Jane Norberg as deputy chief of the watchdog’s
whistleblower programme.

Norberg has 14 years of experience running a
law firm specialised in corporate governance issues.

She has also worked as a special agent for the
US Secret Service where she dealt with confidential informants in
planning, organising, and conducting investigations of federal

“The whistleblower program is an important
component of the SEC’s efforts to stop those who prey on investors
and destroy the public’s trust in our capital markets. I am
honoured and excited to join the Commission staff’ Norberg

The SEC’s whistleblower programme was created
under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and is handling complaints
and information by whistleblowers exposing financial fraud and