NEW YORK–LAWFUEL – The Corporate Law Newswire – ALM’s Law Journal P…

NEW YORK–LAWFUEL – The Corporate Law Newswire – ALM’s Law Journal Press, a leading publisher of books for legal professionals, today announced the publication of “Corporate Governance: Avoiding and Responding to Misconduct” by Kevin T. Abikoff. The book is the publisher’s latest title on corporate law, examining all aspects of preventing or limiting the consequences of corporate wrongdoing. Subject topics include board membership and structure; compliance programs and internal controls; the legal framework for corporate duties; the impact of SEC and DOJ pronouncements on company responses; and issues in private and governmental litigation. A detailed table of contents, as well as ordering information on this and other Law Journal Press books is available at

Abikoff is a partner at Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, a member of the firm’s executive committee and co-chairman of its Securities Litigation Practice Group. His practice concentrates on securities class action litigation and enforcement; shareholder derivative litigation; internal investigations; Foreign Corrupt Practices Act counseling and enforcement; and corporate governance counseling and compliance. Abikoff is a co-author of “Shareholder Derivative Litigation: Besieging the Board,” also published by Law Journal Press®.

“Corporate Governance: Avoiding and Responding to Misconduct” is a timely and detailed guide to the legal and practical aspects of avoiding corporate misconduct and responding to allegations of misconduct. It outlines strategies for dealing with both the intended and unintended consequences of recent laws and regulations. Key topics examined include creating effective internal controls; establishing a corporate compliance program that works; and dealing with SEC investigations, DOJ criminal actions and shareholder class actions.

Law Journal Press is a division of ALM, with more than 100 titles in print on a wide variety of topics for legal and business professionals.

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