Mr. Kevin T. Abikoff
Columbia University, School of Law, J.D., 1988, Law Review, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
Boston University, B.A., 1985, summa cum laude, with distinction
District of Columbia, 1989 New York, 2014
Areas of Focus:
Anti-Corruption & Internal Investigations
Banking & Financial Services Class Actions
Corporate Governance International Trade Litigation
Mergers & Acquisitions Securities Enforcement Securities Litigation
White Collar & Regulatory Defense
Areas of Concentration:
Deputy Chair of Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP.
Co-chairman, Anti-Corruption & Internal Investigations practice group Co-chairman, Securities Litigation practice group.
Executive Committee member.
Securities and white-collar criminal litigation, enforcement, regulation and counseling with an emphasis on the representation of corporations, individuals and other entities in anti- corruption (including Foreign Corrupt Practices Act [FCPA]) matters (investigations, due diligence and counseling), securities and insurance litigation, regulatory, enforcement and arbitration proceedings, particularly class-action litigation, securities disclosure counseling, and designing and implementing insurance and securities compliance policies, procedures and programs.
World Bank Group and other international financial institutions sanctions matters, including compliance, inspections, investigations, settlements, cooperation, coordination with monitors, and litigating contested sanctions proceedings.
Corporate governance with an emphasis on shareholder derivative proceedings, conducting internal investigations, counseling board committees, and designing and implementing corporate compliance program.
Representative, B20 Energy, Climate, & Resource Efficiency Taskforce, 2016
Member, B20 Anti-Corruption Taskforce, Germany 2017
Member, B20 Anti-Corruption Taskforce, China 2016
Member, B20 Anti-Corruption Taskforce, Turkey 2015
Super Lawyers, Criminal Defense: White Collar, 2012 – 2017 (published by Washington Post Magazine)
Faculty member, TRACE Anti-Bribery Specialist Accreditation Program (current)
Steering Committee member, American Bar Association (ABA) International Law Section, Anti-Corruption Committee
Current member, Certification Committee of ETHIC Intelligence International, Paris (First US Member) 2010
Editorial board, eSecurities (Leader Publications), 1998 – 2002
Editorial board, Federal Regulation of Securities, (Lawyers Cooperative Publishing), 1994 – 1997
Member, Market Conduct Committee, American Council of Life Insurers, 1999 – 2001 Board of directors, Holocaust Museum (Houston), 2000 – 2001
Board of directors, Greater Houston Business Ethics Roundtable, 1999 – 2001