Ten months ago, when I took this job as managing editor of Compliance Week, even amid all the news and announcements coming across my desk, I still had a nagging, semi-ridiculous fear: that we would run out of things to write about.

When you think about it, that’s not a completely unwarranted phobia for a newcomer to have. After all, our business isn’t rocket science: Some regulatory agency comes out with a rule, we publish a few articles telling executives how it works, and we track your peers to see if there are any lessons to be learned. How ...