Anthony Scilipoti

CMAC member

Group:

Capital Markets Advisory Committee

Title:

CMAC member

Appointed:

01 Jan 2020

Biography:

Anthony and his partners founded Veritas Investment Research in 2000. He is a Fellow Chartered Public Accountant, a Fellow Chartered Accountant, a Certified Public Accountant (Illinois) and a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. He is a licenced portfolio manager. Anthony also serves as a member of the Ontario Securities Commission's Continuous Disclosure Advisory Committee since 2006.

He has been very active in accounting standard-setting since 2003. He is a former member of the Canadian Accounting Standards Board, the CICA's Emerging Issues Committee, and was the Chair of CPA Canada's Users Advisory Committee.

He began teaching in 1997 as a part-time accounting instructor at York University's Schulich School of Business in the MBA and BBA programmes. He was nominated for the Teaching Excellence Award in 1997 and 2003. Several of Anthony's cases have been published in Cases in Financial Accounting: A Principles Based Approach, First Edition, 2006. While he no longer teaches full courses, he does guest lectures at undergraduate and graduate levels and runs custom training programmes on financial statement analysis and business valuation for the CFA societies in Canada and the US, CPA Canada, as well as Canadian and US analysts and portfolio managers.

He is an advocate for investor rights. He is frequent media commentator and public speaker on issues related to financial accounting and disclosure and is considered an industry expert in special situations related to accounting. In 2006, Anthony was awarded the Award of Distinction by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario for his impact and leadership in the accounting profession among those under 40.

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