Professor J.W. Verret serves as team lead and managing member for Veritas Monitors, LLC. He is a tenured professor teaching Accounting, Corporate, Securities and Banking Law at the George Mason University Antonin Scalia School of Law. Faculty bio here.
He accepts engagements to serve as Corporate Monitor for corporations who enter into agreements with the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Commidity Futures Trading Commission, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, other government agencies, or state Attorneys General to hire monitors that ensure compliance with law and compliance remediation of prior corporate misconduct.
Prof. Verret utilizes a team of attorneys from Cahill, Gordon for back office work on monitorship engagements. That team is led by Cahill partner Brad Bondi, see here.
Prof. Verret has been the Chairman of the Board of a credit rating agency licensed by the SEC. He was appointed by the Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission to serve on the SEC’s Investor Advisory Commission, charged with advising the SEC on matters important to investors.
He previously served as Senior Counsel and Chief Economist at the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services, where he led a two-year long investigation into insider trading by a staffer at the Federal Reserve Board that eventually led to an FBI investigation that built on Professor Verret’s investigation, see here. He clerked on the Delaware Court of Chancery after obtaining a J.D. from the Harvard Law School. Bio available here.