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DUBLIN, Ireland– LAWFUEL – The Corporate Lawyer Newswire –Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c61937) has announced the addition of “Corporate Governance: Avoiding and Responding to Misconduct” to their offering.

For anyone who has been dealing with both the intended and unintended consequences of Sarbanes-Oxley and other new laws and regulations, Corporate Governance: Avoiding and Responding to Misconduct is an essential guide.

This timely new book describes step by step the measures needed to prevent criminal actions within a corporation and minimize the impact of misconduct that may have already occurred. It discusses the process of establishing a corporate compliance program, how to recognize when corporate misconduct has occurred, which duties corporate officers and directors are obligated to perform following misconduct, and the impact SEC and DOJ pronouncements may have on how the board of directors responds to allegations of misconduct.

You’ll find detailed guidance on the role of counsel in investigating and advising on potential abuses, invaluable for both in house and outside counsel. Corporate Governance: Avoiding and Responding to Misconduct also includes coverage of executive compensation issues, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and other important topics, placing all of them in the context of the broader legal landscape.

Filled with legal and practical insights on how to prevent corporate malfeasance or handle it after the fact, this new book will help guide you and your company or client through a minefield of potential difficulties.

This book is updated as needed, generally two times each year.

About the Author

Kevin T. Abikoff is a partner of Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and Co-Chairman of its Securities Litigation Practice Group. He concentrates on securities class action litigation and enforcement, shareholder derivative litigation, internal investigations (including shareholder derivative investigations for board committees), Foreign Corrupt Practices Act counseling and enforcement, and corporate governance counseling and compliance. Mr. Abikoff is author of Corporate Governance: Avoiding and Responding to Misconduct and co-author of Shareholder Derivative Litigation: Besieging the Board, both published by Law Journal Press. He has written numerous articles on securities and corporate governance issues and is a frequent lecturer on these and other topics. Prior to joining Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, Mr. Abikoff was Senior Vice President and General Counsel—Corporate and Compliance of American General Corporation.

Companies Mentioned:

American International Group
Banc of America Securities LLC
Lucent Technologies Inc.
Morgan Stanley
Symbol Technologies, Inc.
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