Bart Schwartz

Bart M. Schwartz is the Chairman of Guidepost Solutions. He has served as a court-appointed receiver in numerous matters, including for the private investment funds formerly run by J. Ezra Merkin, which were partial feeder funds to the Madoff funds. Described by The New York Times as the person “often sought out in…thorny situations” by corporations, Mr. Schwartz has wide experience providing advice and support to corporations, governments and individuals.

He served under U.S. Attorney Rudolph Giuliani as the Chief of the Criminal Division in the Southern District of New York where he had responsibility for overseeing prosecutions related to financial and business fraud. Mr. Schwartz, whose monitoring assignments have included Point72 Asset Management (former SAC Capital Advisors), Deutsche Bank, Milberg Weiss, HP, DHL and BP, currently serves as the Integrity Monitor of General Motors for the automaker’s $900 million safety-recall settlement, as well as the Independent Compliance Consultant for Höegh Autoliners as part of the company’s condition of probation for price-fixing.

 

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Navigating New Criminal Division Guidance and Accelerating Remediation The Department of Justice’s Criminal Division has recently issued new guidelines for corporate compliance and monitorships, and Bart Schwartz, Chairman of Guidepost Solutions, discusses the opening they provide to businesses to reassess and bolster their compliance programs. In his remarks at the Corporate Compliance and Enforcement Conference earlier this month, Assistant Attorney General Brian...

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