Internal Investigations: Best Practices and Common Mistakes?



Litigation, Corporate, Financial Institutions + Financial Services, and White Collar + Investigations


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Why Attend?
A well-conducted internal investigation allows companies to discover and address potential misconduct. The results can enable a company to correct a small problem before it becomes a big one, avoid or reduce government penalties, and decrease the risk of private lawsuits. As recent experiences show though, internal investigations are fraught with traps for the unwary. Mistakes in planning or implementing an investigation can render the results useless. This seminar addresses best practices for internal investigations, describes common mistakes, and reviews latest trends, including recent developments in SEC investigations.

What You Will Learn

  • When is an Investigation Needed?
  • What are the Risks and Benefits of Investigating?
  • What are the First Steps to Take?
  • What do the SEC and the Department of Justice Expect from the Investigation?
  • What do the Courts Expect?
  • What do Outside Auditors Expect?
  • Which Issues Arise and what are the Best Practices for Handling Them?
  • Which Mistakes Are Commonly Made?
  • What are the Latest Trends?

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