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J.W. Verret

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J.W. Verret is an Associate Professor at the George Mason University School of Law, where he teaches Forensic Accounting and Valuation, Corporate Law, M&A, and Securities Law. He has taught courses in Banking Law and the Law and Economics of Financial Regulation. He has been a Visiting Professor at the Stanford Law School. He served as the Chief Economist and Senior Counsel at the U.S. House Financial Services Committee. He has served as a member of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Investor Advisory Committee and he currently serves as a member of the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s Advisory Council that advises the FASB on the development of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

He has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of Egan-Jones Ratings Company, a regulated credit rating agency and proxy advisory firm. He is a member of the academic advisory committee of the American Bar Association’s Corporate Governance Committee. He is currently writing a book for a top 5 academic press about cryptocurrency forensics. He was a law clerk for the Delaware Court of Chancery from 2006-2007.

J.W. Verret has been retained as a Special Advisor by J.S. Held for project-based engagements.