Juan Migone, a Partner with StoneTurn, has over two decades of experience leading financial investigations in the public and private sector. Having served at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for nearly 20 years, Juan has deep expertise in complex accounting issues and is an expert in reporting and disclosure requirements.
Juan works with clients across a broad range of sectors and industries facing federal securities investigations. He leads teams on complex forensic accounting and investigative matters, including identifying, mitigating, and remediating risks across internal controls, potential fraud, whistleblower complaints, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) issues, bribery, and other enforcement matters.
Prior to joining StoneTurn, Juan was an Assistant Chief Accountant in the Office of the Chief Accountant within the SEC’s Division of Enforcement. As one of the Assistant Chief Accountants, Juan managed investigations related to Revenue Recognition Accounting, including Channel Stuffing and Pull Forward matters; Non-Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and KPI matters; Related Parties; Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues; Internal Control Over Financial Reporting (ICFR) compliance; Executive Compensation; COVID disclosures; Goodwill and Long Lived Asset Impairments; Deferred Taxes; Money Laundering; Earnings Management; and other forensic accounting matters. He was also responsible for conducting several whistleblower investigations during this time in the Division of Enforcement.
Over his nearly 20 years at the SEC, Juan served in a variety of roles, including as a Senior Accountant in the Division of Corporation Finance and, later, the Enforcement Division Financial Reporting and Audit Group (FRAud Group). In his role as a Senior Accountant within the Division of Corporation Finance, Juan oversaw the issuance of SEC Comment Letters and helped manage the Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) program. During this time, he also managed consultations with the Office of the Chief Accountant regarding complex accounting matters. In conjunction with his duties in the Division of Corporation Finance and, throughout his time in the Division of Enforcement, Juan assisted with investigations requiring a Spanish speaker. These investigations involved organizations located in Spanish speaking jurisdictions, Foreign Private Issuers, and U.S. registrants with significant operations in Spanish-speaking jurisdictions around the globe.
During his tenure in the FRAud Group, Juan worked on the creation of predictive data analytics tools and company sweeps for accounting issues using data analytics tools. In addition, Juan was responsible for the sourcing enforcement matters for the Division and consulted on complex accounting matters for investigative teams. In conjunction with the aforementioned duties within the FRAud Group, he served as a liaison with the Office of the Whistleblower as well as the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB)’s Office of Inspections.
Juan began his career as an accountant in the Big Four. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.