PCAOB Expands Enforcement Presence in New York Region
The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB or the Board), on Monday, February 4, indicated a new focus of its enforcement program in the New York region. The PCAOB announced the creation of a new position within its Division of Enforcement and Investigations: New York Office Regional Associate Director. Filling the new position will be C. Ian Anderson, former Senior Trial Counsel in the Miami office of the SEC Division of Enforcement. In his prior role at the SEC, Mr. Anderson prosecuted cases involving accounting fraud, registration violations, failure to supervise trading activity, and other federal securities law violations.