Corporate Internal Investigations in an Evolving Regulatory Environment
Navigating Complex Legal and Ethical Issues Before, During and After an Investigation
An extensive 2-hour briefing
Recording of a 120-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide guidance to corporate counsel on identifying and addressing the legal and ethical issues that commonly arise before, during and after a corporate internal investigation.
- Preparing for investigations
- Investigation triggers
- Determining scope of investigation
- Identifying the investigators
- Deciding whether to hire outside counsel
- Establishing investigation protocols
- Deciding who will be interviewed
- Conducting investigations
- Conducting interviews
- Upjohn warnings
- Identifying and preserving documents/evidence
- Preserving privileges
- Post-investigation best practices
- Determining when and how to report investigation results
- Drafting close-out letters
- Preserving confidentiality of investigation documents
- Communicating voluntary disclosures to government
- Revising policies and implementing corrective actions
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What types of allegations or concerns typically trigger an internal investigation?
- What privileges are implicated in investigations — and how can companies avoid compromising any legal protections?
- What precautions should be made when documenting an investigation?
- What considerations should corporate counsel take into account when deciding whether and when to communicate voluntary disclosures to the government?
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan
He has represented and actively counseled individuals and corporations that have been investigated and/or prosecuted... | Read More
He has represented and actively counseled individuals and corporations that have been investigated and/or prosecuted for alleged federal racketeering, securities violations, tax evasion, bribery, fraud, corruption, obstruction of justice, money laundering, environmental offenses, and customs violations involving alleged international frauds.Close
Laura A. Brevetti
She has 30 years of experience in government and private practice. She has extensive experience representing... | Read More
She has 30 years of experience in government and private practice. She has extensive experience representing individuals and corporations across a broad spectrum of businesses and industries facing grand jury investigation, criminal trials and government regulatory and enforcement actions. She also conducts internal corporate investigations involving fraud and a wide range of employee misconduct.Close
Steven F. Molo
He represents corporations, boards of directors, funds, special committees, and individuals in complex business... | Read More
He represents corporations, boards of directors, funds, special committees, and individuals in complex business litigation, regulatory matters, and white collar criminal matters throughout the United States and abroad. He frequently conducts internal investigations for management, boards, and audit committees. He co-authored the leading treatise, Corporate Internal Investigations.Close
He represents individuals and entities in complex commercial litigation, government enforcement proceedings and... | Read More
He represents individuals and entities in complex commercial litigation, government enforcement proceedings and internal investigations. He served for a combined thirteen years as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Office of the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York and as counsel with the Enforcement Division of the Securities and Exchange Commission.Close