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Liban Jama

Liban Jama

liban.jama@ey.com

Liban is a principal in EY US’s Fraud Investigation and Dispute< Services (FIDS) practice. He has extensive experience in investigating complex civil matters, performing corruption and compliance risk assessments, and assisting companies in designing, building and evaluating compliance programmes, including policies, controls, training and monitoring mechanisms. Prior to joining EY US, Liban was a senior adviser on legal, policy and strategy in the Division of Enforcement and Investigations at the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). Before the PCAOB, Liban spent 10 years at the SEC starting in the Enforcement Division where he was responsible for handling a broad range of the SEC’s domestic and international enforcement matters, including investigations involving accounting and disclosure fraud, insider trading, and illicit payments under the FCPA. While at the SEC, Liban served as legal counsel and a senior adviser to Commissioner Luis Aguilar and Chair Mary Jo White, respectively. Liban began his career as a corporate and securities attorney at Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer (formerly Arnold & Porter) in Washington, DC.

Liban’s experience spans a cross-section of industries, including pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, financial services, life sciences, and oil and gas/raw mineral exploration and extraction.