Welcome to Compliance Hot Spots, our weekly snapshot on white-collar, regulatory and compliance news and trends. Today, we ask a former senior SEC enforcement official about Chair Gary Gensler’s first year. Plus, a look at Big Law’s complicated relationship with the Jan. 6 House select committee investigation. Please reach out with tips and feedback. Contact me at [email protected] and @AGoudsward on Twitter.

SEC Chair Gary Gensler. April 21, 2010. Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM

Gensler’s First Year: ‘Unvarnished’ Chair Takes on Ambitious Agenda

SEC Chair Gary Gensler has had, to put mildly, a busy first year.