Maintaining the Integrity of Corporate Internal Investigations: What Corporate and Legal Officers Should Know
White Collar Defense and Investigations attorneys Eddie Jauregui, Willy Ferrer and Michael Hantman co-authored an article for Practising Law Institute about maintaining the integrity of corporate internal investigations. To best protect the company, the investigation must be conducted carefully and with integrity. A well-conceived and well-executed investigation will allow a company to take the right corrective action and mitigate the company’s civil or criminal exposure. But a poorly planned or poorly executed investigation can create even more problems for the company, including potentially exposing it to civil litigation or, worse, criminal charges. This article gives you tips for protecting the integrity of the investigation and, by extension, the company.