The Compliance Consortium, an international membership organization formed in June 2004 to promote effective governance, risk and compliance management (GRC), announced that it has merged with the Open Compliance and Ethics Group (OCEG). Compliance Consortium members will serve as the initial members of the newly created OCEG Technology Council, with OCEG corporate and technology members immediately eligible to join. The merger is effective immediately. The web site for the Compliance Consortium will remain available for a limited period of time to provide information and to continue circulating the recent publication “Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance: An Operational Approach” at ,