Our analysts are frequent speakers at investment and accounting professional events, as well as to business schools. We also host an annual Great Canadian Housing Conference and a Veritas Best Ideas conference.

2020 - Present

January 31, 2024
The Untold Truth Behind Growth Stocks (Wealth Builder 5) - Anthony Scilipoti
- Our President and CEO, Anthony Scilipoti, had the opportunity to talk about the world of investing on a podcast with Breakthrough Academy, a service that works with contractors to help them navigate the challenges of growing their businesses and personal wealth. He talked about the five main areas of fundamental research that we dig into at Veritas Investment Research, how accounting is more subjective than most people realize, the difference between investing and speculating and how to evaluate a financial advisor. In one segment, he talked about why it is important for investors to dig beyond the headlines and charts of the day, especially today, as the market is starting to look frothy.

September 26, 2023
Canadian Public Accountability Board Symposium: The Evolving Fraud Landscape
- Our President and CEO, Anthony Scilipoti, was a panellist at a CPAB Symposium that brought together key stakeholders for an invitation-only discussion about the evolving fraud landscape and the role of boards/audits committees, management and auditors in managing emerging fraud risks.

September 12, 2023
The Bear & The Bull Case For Canadian Real Estate - The Canadian Real Estate Investor Podcast
- Our President and CEO Anthony Scilipoti discussed the bull and bear case for Canadian real estate and what areas in Canada he expects to perform best and worst.

September 06, 2023
Accounting Standards User Panel
- The Canadian Accounting Standards Board hosted a User Panel Event on a post-implementation review of IFRS 15. IFRS 15 establishes the principles for reporting information about the nature, amount, timing, and uncertainty of revenue and cash flows arising from a contract with a customer. The user panel included our President and CEO, Anthony Scilipoti; Howard Leung, AcSB Member and Senior Analyst, Fiera Capital Corporation; and Nick Anderson, an International Accounting Standards Board member.

April 19, 2023
Ben Graham Centre's 2023 Value Investing Conference
- Veritas President and CEO Anthony Scilipoti will be the opening speaker at Ivey Business School Ben Graham Centre's 2023 Value Investing Conference, organized and chaired by Dr. George Athanassakos, Professor of Finance and the Ben Graham Chair in Value Investing. The mission of the Conference is to promote the tenets of value investing as pioneered by Benjamin Graham, to expose participants to the various value investing methods used by practitioners, and to encourage and support academic research and study in the area of value investing.

January 31, 2023
CFA Society Toronto: 2023 Annual Equity Symposium
- Veritas President and CEO Anthony Scilipoti will present at the CFA Society Toronto's 2023 Annual Equity Symposium on January 31. This annual half-day conference brings together a series of influential Portfolio Managers who will share unique insights into their investment process, market outlooks and top investment ideas.

October 27, 2022
Vlaad & Co: Fall Call 2022 – Video
- Recruiting company Vlaad & Company held a Fall Call about recruitment, retention, and compensation trends for Canadian private equity, asset management, capital markets, and banking. Veritas President and CEO Anthony Scilipoti was a guest discussing how the pandemic affected the buyside and sellside, long-term trends in how the sellside is being paid, a few thoughts on the next five years for investment research and where Veritas finds its talent.

October 06, 2022
Veritas 10th Annual Great Canadian Real Estate Conference: Shaking the Foundations
- The pandemic created an extraordinary real estate market. Its importance to the nation's banks and economy ballooned. But house prices are adjusting. Where is the market headed and what are the consequences?

June 03, 2022
CFA Society New York: What’s New in International Financial Reporting Standards
- International Accounting Standards Board Project: Primary Financial Statements - Veritas President and CEO Anthony Scilipoti will join Nick Anderson, Board Member, International Accounting Standards Board, and Filipe Camilo Alves, Senior Technical Manager, European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) on a panel.

December 02, 2021
Chief Economists Breakfast
- Veritas was proud to sponsor this event hosted by the Risk Management Association of Toronto. It featured Brett House, Vice President and Chief Deputy Economist, Scotiabank; Douglas Porter, Chief Economist and Managing Director, BMO Financial Group; Derek Burleton, Vice President and Chief Deputy Economist, TD; Dawn Desjardins, Vice President and Chief Economist, RBC; and Pierre Cleroux, Vice President and Chief Economist, BDC. The moderator was Mario Schlener, Partner, at EY and opening remarks were delivered by Mark Dechert, Senior Manager, Meridian Credit Union.

November 25, 2021
Bank of Canada: Examining Monetary Policy and Canada’s Financial System
- Veritas sponsored this event hosted by the Risk Management Association of Toronto. It featured Russell Barnett, Deputy Managing Director of the Bank of Canada's Canadian Economic Analysis Department, and Louis Morel, Senior Policy Advisor in the Financial Stability Department (FSD) at the bank. Bruce Choy, VP of RMA Toronto, moderated.

October 28, 2021
Professional Accounting Futures Conference 2021: Financial reporting, investing, auditing, and governance challenges in a fast-changing and chaotic environment
- Anthony Scilipoti, Vertias President & CEO, participated in a panel about investor challenges during Covid.

October 07, 2021
9th Annual Veritas Great Canadian Real Estate Conference
- After the Pandemic: Consequences & The New Reality

September 23, 2021
Open Banking: Risk & Security in the New Normal
- Veritas sponsored this event held by the Risk Management Association of Toronto featuring Doug Woolridge, VP, Business Consulting, EPAM Technology; Eyal Sivan, Head of Open Banking, Axway & OBIC Board Member; Joseph Lau, CISO, Segard & Portage; and Michelle Beyo, CEO & Founder, Finavator. It was moderated by Stella Cabrera - Risk Management & Payments Leader and President of RMA Toronto.

September 23, 2021
Potential Changes to Audit Regulatory Disclosures
- Veritas hosted this roundtable with The Canadian Public Accountability Board as part of public consultation.

September 19, 2021
Forensic Accounting & Identifying Superior Companies - Market Champions Podcast
- Srivatsan Prakash, a recent high school graduate in Toronto and is an aspiring money manager, started hosting a podcast called Market Champions two years ago. After passing 20,000 followers on Apple Podcasts, he had Anthony Scilipoti, Veritas President and CEO, as his 175th guest.

September 09, 2021
Chartered Professional Accountants Conference: The One
- Veritas Analyst Howard Leung, who is also a member of Canada’s Accounting Standards Board, was on a panel called COVID-19 Lessons Learned and Planning for the Future.

June 16, 2021
Chief Risk Officers Panel of the Big Six Canadian Banks
- Veritas sponsored this panel hosted by the Risk Management Association of Toronto featuring Ajai Bambawale, Group Head and Chief Risk Officer, TD; Shawn Beber, Senior Executive Vice-President and Chief Risk Officer, CIBC; William Bonnell, Executive Vice-President – Risk Management & Chief Risk Officer, National Bank of Canada;Patrick Cronin, Chief Risk Officer, BMO Financial Group; Graeme Hepworth, Chief Risk Officer, RBC; and Daniel Moore, Group Head & Chief Risk Officer, Scotiabank.

March 25, 2021
Rotman Commerce: Leadership in Business and Entrepreneurship
- Veritas President and CEO Anthony Scilipoti sat on a panel of successful entrepreneurs who shared their stories of trial and error, market challenges, funding opportunities and how they made their businesses thrive even in the toughest environments.

February 13, 2021
Safebridge Private Wealth Series
- Veritas President and CEO Anthony Scilipoti presented in this webinar about how current market valuations. "On a price-to-sales basis, we're even higher than we were during the dot-com [boom] when it was a similar market all about tech and [stocks] trading wildly based on not having earnings. We're even higher than we were back then."

January 28, 2021
Buy or Rent? Wait or Sell? What a Vaccine Means for the 2021 Housing Market
- Veritas Financial Services Analyst Nigel D'Souza spoke on a webinar hosted by BuyProperly Ltd.

November 25, 2020
Reshaping the Balance Sheet of Canadian Banks - How have different regulatory developments changed it?
- Veritas Financial Services Analyst Nigel D’Souza moderated a panel for the CFA Society.

November 19, 2020
- Veritas President and CEO Anthony Scilipoti spoke at a private event organized by The Ferrotype Collective - Immunizing Your Investment & Real Estate Portfolios Against COVID

October 29, 2020
How Accounting Standard Changes Affect Investment Research: A Discussion on Restatement Rules, Real-World Scenarios, and Accounting Policy Choices
- Veritas REITs and Technology Analyst Howard Leung was a guest on LumiQ’s podcast (the link includes a free trial for LumiQ, which is a podcast site that provides Continuing Professional Development credits for Chartered Professional Accountants. Register and then search for the Veritas podcast)

October 23, 2020
ESG Challenges Facing Professional Accountants - Making Sense of Measurements and Disclosure
- Veritas President and CEO Anthony Scilipoti appeared on a panel at the University of Toronto Professional Accounting Centre 2020 Futures Conference

September 16, 2020
Unbundling and the Provision of Research
- Veritas President and CEO Anthony Scilipoti was on a panel at the Canada Best Execution and Trading Summit

July 08, 2020
Reshaping the Income Statement to Better Communicate Financial Performance
- Veritas President and CEO Anthony Scilipoti was on a panel hosted by the Accounting Standards Board

July 23, 2020
What do CMHC forecast and policy changes mean for real estate investors?
- Veritas Financial Service Analyst Nigel D’Souza was a guest speaker on a panel hosted by BuyProperly Ltd.

May 22, 2020
Identifying opportunity in the aftermath of the disruption
- Veritas President and CEO Anthony Scilipoti was on a panel webinar hosted by Chestnut Park Real Estate

March 04, 2020
The Investment Truths: Stocks, Fixed Income, Real Estate and Viruses
- Veritas President and CEO Anthony Scilipoti presented to the Sri Lankan Accountants Association of Canada

February 06, 2020
The Veritas Way
- Veritas President and CEO Anthony Scilipoti presented to the Value Investing Class at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto