Internal Investigations – 101
Series: CORPORATE & REGULATORY COMPLIANCE BOOT CAMP 2019 - WINTER/SPRING EDITION
Compliance issues are at the front of every manager’s and fiduciary’s mind these days. It used to be that all the worry came from a creative plaintiffs’ bar calling a business’s conduct into question, but those days are long gone. Public and private companies are investigated by not only the United States federal government, but also local, state, and foreign governments. Self-regulating entities also add a layer of scrutiny. Under the insulation of the attorney-client privilege, an effective internal investigation can help marshal the facts to inform corporate decisions about past or existing violations and prevent potential future violations. An internal investigation can protect management from the violation and records the company’s response to an incident or violation. However, most importantly, it serves to send a clear message that the company is serious about compliance and that it sets transparency as a priority. This webinar surveys recent compliance trends and discusses best practices regarding the attorney-client privilege, joint defense agreements, the use of experts, witness interviews, the consequences of self-disclosure and how to control the impact on the company.
This webinar is delivered in Plain English, understandable to you even if you are not a specialist. It brings you into an engaging, even sometimes humorous, conversation designed to entertain as it teaches. And, it is specifically designed to be viewed as a stand-alone webinar, meaning that you do not have to view the other webinars in the series to get a lot out of it.
Principal Audience: Attorneys and Advisors, Business Owners and Executives, Investors
Partner: ChamberWise, Financial Poise, West LegalEdcenter
Meet the Panel:
Rafael X. Zahralddin-Aravena is a Shareholder, Director, and Chair of ...