Kevin is the Deputy Chair of Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP. He is Co-Chairman of the firm’s Anti-Corruption & Internal Investigations, Securities Litigation and Class Actions practice groups, and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. Kevin regularly advises clients across myriad industries and geographic regions on the full range of anti-corruption issues. He was appointed as the independent compliance monitor for Innospec by the U.K. Serious Fraud Office, U.S. Department of Justice, and U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (and with approval from U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control). Kevin led the engagement for a multinational oilfield services company in its post-DPA activities and served as an independent compliance monitor appointed by the United Nations. Kevin leads the firm’s engagements for several multinational companies subject to investigations and in their post-resolution activities, and has successfully assisted numerous multinational companies in satisfying terms of negotiated settlements with international regulators.
Immediately prior to joining Hughes Hubbard, Kevin was the Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Corporate and Compliance for American General Corporation, a $23 billion company. In this role, he developed the compliance infrastructure, policies and procedures and had direct responsibility for the company’s entire compliance environment.
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Roel C. Campos is a partner at Hughes Hubbard's Washington, DC, office and is Chair of the Securities Enforcement practice. Roel’s practice consists of advising senior management and boards in their most sensitive and complex issues. His practice often involves conducting internal investigations and defending matters involving financial regulators, such as the SEC, DOJ, CFTC, and FINRA. He also advises boards on items such as cybersecurity, governance, cryptocurrency and proposed rulemakings by financial regulators.
Beginning in 2002, Roel was appointed twice by President George W. Bush and confirmed by the US Senate as a Commissioner of the SEC, serving until 2007. During his tenure, Roel presided over hundreds of complex enforcement cases and rulemakings, involving the full range of federal securities laws.
Prior to being appointed to the SEC, Roel raised venture capital with partners, was a senior executive and operated a radio broadcasting company.
Roel served in the US Attorney’s Office in Los Angeles. He prosecuted major narcotics cartels and, in a celebrated trial, convicted several kingpin cartel members for the kidnapping and murder of a DEA agent.
Benjamin Britz is partner at Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP. Benjamin advises clients on all aspects of corporate governance including government investigations, shareholder class action and derivative litigation, and corporate compliance matters.
He has represented clients before all manner of domestic and international enforcement agencies, including the Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission, UK Serious Fraud Office and the enforcement offices of the World Bank, Asian Development Bank and African Development Bank, among others. He has particular experience in conducting corporate compliance monitorships and compliance program evaluations, and he has assisted American, European, African and Asian clients in designing, administering and maintaining anti-corruption, integrity compliance, anti-money laundering and corporate governance programs.
Prior to joining Hughes Hubbard, Benjamin clerked on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio for Chief Judge James G. Carr.