Hodgson Russ advises public and private companies, nonprofit organizations, boards of directors, and executives on best practices in corporate governance and regulatory compliance. We possess extensive experience with financial institutions, securities matters, business litigation and bankruptcy. This experience allows us to give our clients depth of insight and perspective regarding corporate governance matters.

Our attorneys are thoroughly versed in the myriad issues and regulations applicable to the operations of corporate boards and the conduct of their directors, including compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rules, and other related legislation.

Our Experience

  • Developing charters, bylaws, and compliance policies
  • Performing board self-assessments
  • Creating board structure
  • Providing advice of fiduciary duties, liability issues, and executed compensation matters
  • Responding to inquiries from the SEC and other government agencies Assisting in conducting internal investigations related to compliance violations, fraud allegations, and whistleblower claims
  • Compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform, and Consumer Protection Act

Hodgson Russ has been awarded prestigious “Best Law Firms” Metropolitan Tier rankings by Best Lawyers/U.S. News & World Report in the Corporate Compliance Law and Corporate Governance Law categories.

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