In today’s rapidly changing business environment, public and private companies need experienced and talented counsel to navigate the increasingly complex maze of regulatory challenges. At Hughes Hubbard & Reed, our multidisciplinary team of corporate, securities, employee benefits and litigation lawyers possess a depth and breadth of knowledge built on a solid foundation of decades of experience in counseling clients on corporate governance matters.
Our experience includes advising corporate boards and management teams on a range of issues, including fiduciary duties; executive compensation; compliance under laws such as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the Dodd-Frank Act; SEC disclosure requirements; internal investigations; and shareholder derivative actions.
We have frequently advised audit committees in matters involving corporate financial statements and relationships with outside auditors. Our substantial experience in representing public accounting firms, including three of the “Big Four” firms, has provided us with unique capabilities in issues of accounting and financial statement requirements.
We have also represented many special committees of independent directors in matters involving related party transactions, internal investigations, governmental inquiries and shareholder litigation.
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