4th Annual Corporate Counsel's Forum on Conducting and Responding to

Internal & Government Investigations

Thursday, June 22, 2006

About

Conducting and Responding to Internal & Government Investigations

With the corporate investigative landscape hotter than ever before, not only do you have to be proficient at managing internal investigations of misconduct and responding to governmental inquires, your actions must also be beyond reproach. Well-designed strategies and quick decision-making when responding to a crisis is an absolute must.

To assist you in conducting a seamless investigation, American Conference Institute has produced a publication from the Conducting and Responding to Internal and Government Investigations Conference. Read presentations from in-house counsel, corporate investigation leaders, internal auditors and other executives for a resource that will give you the strategies and practical advice you need to conduct investigations in today's high-stakes investigatory environment.

The publication provides in-depth advice on:
  • Legal and regulatory considerations when implementing document preservation
  • Identifying what information should be withheld from HR in an investigation and when
  • Minimizing the negative impact of the investigation on the moral of management and employees
  • Critical elements of a compliance program as it relates to investigations
  • Dealing with third parties when representing the employee in an investigation

Contents & Contributors

About

Conducting and Responding to Internal & Government Investigations

With the corporate investigative landscape hotter than ever before, not only do you have to be proficient at managing internal investigations of misconduct and responding to governmental inquires, your actions must also be beyond reproach. Well-designed strategies and quick decision-making when responding to a crisis is an absolute must.

To assist you in conducting a seamless investigation, American Conference Institute has produced a publication from the Conducting and Responding to Internal and Government Investigations Conference. Read presentations from in-house counsel, corporate investigation leaders, internal auditors and other executives for a resource that will give you the strategies and practical advice you need to conduct investigations in today's high-stakes investigatory environment.

The publication provides in-depth advice on:
  • Legal and regulatory considerations when implementing document preservation
  • Identifying what information should be withheld from HR in an investigation and when
  • Minimizing the negative impact of the investigation on the moral of management and employees
  • Critical elements of a compliance program as it relates to investigations
  • Dealing with third parties when representing the employee in an investigation

Contents & Contributors


BALANCING ETHICS, CONDUCT CODES, CRIMINAL LAWS AND OTHER REGULATIONS WITH CORPORATE STRATEGIES
Don J. DeGabrielle, United States Attorney, Southern District of Texas

ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR CORPORATE INVESTIGATIONS
David M. Brodsky, Latham & Watkins

VALUABLE STRATEGIES FOR CONDUCTING THE INTERNAL INVESTIGATION WHILE MINIMIZING THE DISRUPTION OF THE BUSINESS
Gary F. Giampetruzzi Sr., Pfizer, Inc.

CONDUCTING AND SUPPORTING INTERNAL INVESTIGATIONS
Martin S. Wilczynski, FTI Consulting

HANDLING THE EXPANDING IMPACT OF WHISTLEBLOWERS ON INTERNAL INVESTIGATIONS: DEFENSE PERSPECTIVE
Thomas A. Hanusik, Crowell Moring

SOX INTERNAL INVESTIGATIONS & ORDERS OF REINSTATEMENT PLUS ETHICAL ISSUES FOR IN-HOUSE COUNSEL
D. Bruce Shine, Shine & Mason

OVERCOMING THE EROSION OF THE ATTORNEY-CLIENT PRIVILEGE
David Z. Seide, WilmerHale
Michael C. Miller, Piliero Goldstein Kogan & Miller, LLP

FORCED WAIVER OF THE CORPORATE ATTORNEY-CLIENT PRIVILEGE- IS THE TIDE TURNING?
Michael C. Miller, Piliero Goldstein Kogan & Miller, LLP

BUILDING EFFECTIVE COMPLIANCE PROGRAMS
Lisa L. Troe, FTI Consulting

PRESERVATION POLICIES FOR DOCUMENT RETENTION THAT ENABLE EFFECTIVE INVESTIGATIONS
D. Christopher Ohly, Blank Rome LLP

EMPOWERING BOARD AUDIT COMMITTEES: ELECTRONIC DISCOVERY TO FACILITATE CORPORATE FRAUD DETECTION
Cliff Dutton, Cliff Dutton LLC



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