The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board today announced that C. Ian Anderson has joined the organization as Regional Associate Director, a new position in the Division of Enforcement and Investigations, where he will lead the Board's enforcement work in its New York office.
Prior to joining the PCAOB, Mr. Anderson served as Senior Trial Counsel in the Division of Enforcement in the Miami office of the Securities and Exchange Commission, where he prosecuted cases involving accounting fraud, registration violations, failure to supervise trading activity, and other federal securities law violations.
Before joining the SEC, Mr. Anderson worked as an associate at the law firms of Chadbourne & Parke LLP and Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP. He has also served as a law clerk to the Hon. Emilio M. Garza on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
"Ian comes to the PCAOB with strong skills and an excellent track record in his work for the Securities and Exchange Commission and in private law practice," said Claudius Modesti, Director of the PCAOB Division of Enforcement and Investigations.
"With the addition of Ian, the enforcement staff further enhances its ability to conduct effective investigations and disciplinary proceedings as we continue to advance the Board's mission of protecting the interests of investors," Modesti said.
Mr. Anderson received his B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, from Brown University. He received his J.D., cum laude and Order of the Coif, from the University of Michigan Law School, where he served as Note Editor on the Law Review.