Are you in compliance?

Don't miss out! Sign up today for our weekly newsletters and stay abreast of important GRC-related information and news.

Get updates on Compliance Week offerings, including new features, databases, research, and other resources, along with announcements of upcoming Webcasts, conferences, seminars, CPE/CLE opportunities and more.

Published every Thursday, Compliance Week Europe offers a condensed summary of risk, audit, and compliance news either originating in Europe, or of special interest to European compliance professionals. This newsletter will follow developments by the European Commission, as well as those of national governments across the region, or any U.S.-based news that might have consequence across the Atlantic. Frequency: weekly; Thursday a.m.

A fresh edition of Compliance Week delivered via e-mail and online every Tuesday morning, relentlessly focused on the disclosure, reporting and compliance requirements of our 25,000+ paying subscribers.

Published every Friday, Compliance Weekend was launched at the behest of subscribers, and offers a quick Plain English review of the week's key developments. We hope you enjoy this supplement to Compliance Week's Tuesday edition.

SEC Spokesman John Heine Retires From Agency

Bruce Carton | January 4, 2011

Followers of the SEC will recognize the name John Heine, the agency's long-time spokesman who has been quoted in thousands of articles through the years. The SEC announced last week that on December 30, 2010, after 35 years of service, Heine retired from the agency's Office of Public Affairs.

Heine, who retired as OPA's Deputy Director, started at the SEC in 1975. In 2010, he was honored with the SEC's Excellence in Leadership Award. In a statement bidding him farewell, the SEC stated that

no matter the whirlwinds of change, some things remained constant:  John Heine's indefatigable commitment to providing you with timely and accurate information, his gentle demeanor, his wry sense of humor, and most of all, his consummate professionalism.  All will be missed.

As much as we hate to see him go, we wish John every future success and happiness in his richly-deserved retirement as our “Spokesman Extraordinaire.” 

Florence Harmon, currently the SEC's Deputy Secretary, will now become the new Deputy Director of OPA.