yoka Akinosi CLE Attorney

Ayoka Akinosi

International Specialist

Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

Ayoka Akinosi works primarily with Hughes Hubbard’s Anti-Corruption & Internal Investigations practice group.  She has assisted with response strategies to regulatory enforcement actions and with formulating risk mitigation structures.  Ayoka has also assessed operational and project risk profiles, and conducted third party due diligence for clients in high-risk markets.  She has helped design and develop global investigations and compliance programs including policies, procedures and protocols for multinational clients with operations in Africa, Asia and South America.  Prior to joining Hughes Hubbard, Ayoka worked with the African Development Bank Group in Tunis, Tunisia, where she developed and drafted the integrity due diligence framework for private sector operations.  At the African Development Bank Group, she also negotiated settlement agreements, resulting in admissions of sanctionable practices and financial remedies ($48 million), and advised on the bank’s risk exposure. Ayoka also previously served as solicitor in a Nigerian commercial practice, and as external consultant at the International Trade Centre (UNCTAD/WTO) in Geneva, Switzerland. Ayoka has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.