Privilege Considerations in Planning, Performing and Reporting Out Internal Investigations
On June 27, 2014, the D.C. Circuit reaffirmed attorney-client privilege in government contractor internal investigations when it reversed and remanded the controversial district court decision in U.S. ex rel. Barko v. Halliburton. The Circuit decision spelled out specific requirements for contractors seeking to preserve attorney-client privilege, underscoring the complex nature of privilege issues in sensitive investigations and compliance matters.
This 90-minute Advanced Practice Skills TeleBriefing features three leading attorneys who represent government contractors in sensitive investigations and compliance matters. The panelists will discuss the impact of the Circuit Court decision, other legal developments regarding the attorney-client privilege and work product protection in internal investigations, and how to best protect your company or your client in light of these developments.