March 8, 2017 - Guidepost Solutions Chairman, Bart M. Schwartz, will serve on the Board of the International Association of Independent Corporate Monitors (IAICM), an organization in which he is a founding member. The group is dedicated to educating the public on the topic of Independent Corporate Monitors (Monitors) and advancing the use and quality of service of those individuals serving or seeking to serve as Monitors.
“I am truly honored to serve on the IAICM Board,” said Schwartz. “I have tremendous respect for IAICM’s President John Hanson, the organization’s leadership, and my fellow board members. I’m looking forward to working with all of them to further the mission and purpose of the organization.”
IAICM was officially formed in 2015 by Schwartz and several other Board members. Since then the organization’s Board has worked on establishing its code of conduct based on the American Bar Association’s standards for corporate monitorships.
Schwartz, whose monitoring assignments have included Point72 Asset Management (formerly SAC Capital Advisors), Deutsche Bank, Milberg Weiss, HP, DHL, and BP, currently serves as the Integrity Monitor of General Motors as part of the automaker’s $900 million settlement. For more than 30 years, he has managed complex investigations, prosecutions and security assessments, and provided sophisticated investigative services to a wide array of clients. Schwartz currently serves as chairman of Guidepost Solutions, a global investigation, compliance, and security firm. He has served as a trial lawyer, corporate advisor and CEO of a private company and a unit of a public company. He also served as the Chief of the Criminal Division in the Southern District of New York. Schwartz is the author of numerous blogs and articles on compliance, monitoring, and investigations and he co-authored a chapter on investigations for West Publications in the treatise Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts. He frequently speaks at law and other conferences and has served as an expert witness.
IAICM is a 501(C)(6) not-for-profit membership organization dedicated to educating the public on the topic of Independent Corporate Monitors and advancing the use of and quality of service of those individuals serving or seeking to serve as Monitors. The purposes of IAICM are to promote and improve the professional practice of Corporate Monitoring; to be a recognized thought-leader in the field of Corporate Monitoring; to make available information on Corporate Monitoring to the public; and to provide high-quality, relevant information, resources and training to professionals and others practicing in the area of Corporate Monitoring. For more information, please visit www.iaicm.org.