Securities Whistleblower Incentives and Protections (Rules 21F-1 to 21F-17) Rule 21F-1 General. Rule 21F-2 Whistleblower status and retaliation protection. Rule 21F-3 Payment of awards. Rule 21F-4 Other definitions. Rule 21F-5 Amount of award. Rule 21F-6 Criteria for determining amount of award. Rule 21F-7 Confidentiality of submissions. Rule 21F-8 Eligibility. Rule 21F-9 Procedures for submitting original information. Rule 21F-10 Procedures for making a claim for a whistleblower award in SEC actions that result in monetary sanctions in excess of $1,000,000. Rule 21F-11 Procedures for determining awards based upon a related action. Rule 21F-12 Materials that may form the basis of an award determination and that may comprise the record on appeal. Rule 21F-13 Appeals. Rule 21F-14 Procedures applicable to the payment of awards. Rule 21F-15 No amnesty. Rule 21F-16 Awards to whistleblowers who engage in culpable conduct. Rule 21F-17 Staff communications with individuals reporting possible securities law violations.