SEC Appoints Kathy Griffin Chief Compliance Officer

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Not this Kathy Griffin. This one. Photo: Patrick McMullan

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Kathleen Griffin has been named the agency's first chief compliance officer — the latest in a series of measures undertaken to strengthen the SEC's internal compliance program. “We have established a system of real-time financial reporting and we are fortunate to have a proven compliance professional like Kathleen on board to greatly strengthen our program,” said William Lenox, the SEC’s ethics counsel. “Kathleen will help assure that the hardworking SEC staff continues to adhere to the highest ethical standards.” [SEC]