Welcome to Compliance Hot Spots, our weekly snapshot on white-collar, regulatory and compliance news and trends. Today, we explore takeaways from Gary Gensler’s enforcement speech (ducks were involved) and look at the veteran SEC lawyer who was just named chief of the whistleblower office. Thanks for reading, and please get in touch with tips and feedback. Contact me at [email protected] and @AGoudsward on Twitter.

Gensler Warns Attorneys Against ‘Papering Over the Cracks’ of Misconduct

SEC Chair Gary Gensler had some advice for the lawyers listening to his speech last week at the Securities Enforcement Forum: Don’t be used to “paper over the cracks” of corporate misconduct.