Meet Lisa Dane
Based out of New York, Lisa Dane is a director in the Business Intelligence Services (“BIS”) practice of Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP. Lisa has over 20 years of experience in the field of conducting large-scale domestic and international fraud investigations, asset tracing investigations, litigation support matters and due diligence and business intelligence investigations for law firms and multi-national organizations worldwide. Her work has included global investigations for governmental agencies regarding fraud, bribery and sanctions abuse; locating hidden assets to satisfy judgments in legal matters; advising corporations with internal fraud investigations both domestically and abroad; and investigating the backgrounds and reputations of entities and key management in sensitive pre-transaction situations.
Lisa has extensive experience managing and conducting the investigative research used to identify undisclosed businesses, hidden assets, litigation history, criminal records, regulatory and tax violations, adverse media and other records in order to advise clients in a variety of business or legal contexts. She is well-versed in the application of software used to visually demonstrate the relationships between subject individuals and entities and the flow of misappropriated funds. In addition to working with hedge fund, M&A, private equity and investment banking professionals on due diligence and business intelligence investigations, Lisa also works in tandem with attorneys, forensic accountants, computer forensic experts and other relevant industry specialists on large-scale fraud investigations, as well as on corporate monitorships and receiverships.
Prior to joining Deloitte, Lisa was a managing director in the global risk and investigations practice of a consulting and restructuring firm. During the course of her career, Lisa has previously worked for a large multi-national corporation in its internal investigations group, as well as for other investigative consulting firms.
Lisa has lectured to law firms, bar associations and other organizations on leading practices related to due diligence and fraud investigations. She has authored the chapter on conducting background investigations in the recently published book “Forensic Accounting for Dummies,” as well as articles in The Daily Deal and the American Bar Association’s Business Torts Newsletter and has been interviewed in the printed press on the topic of background investigations.
Lisa received a B.A. in Sociology/Criminology from Miami University (Oxford, Ohio) and a Masters in Criminal Justice-Crime in Commerce from George Washington University.
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