United States: Handling Internal Investigations

United States: Handling Internal Investigations

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Stephen A. Jonas and Daniel F. Schubert published this chapter for The Investigations Review of the Americas 2017 in partnership with Global Investigations Review. This article provides a brief primer on how to conduct an effective internal investigation in the United States. An extract from The Investigations Review of the Americas 2017, published by Global Investigations Review - http://globalinvestigationsreview.com/edition/1000395/the-investigations-review-of-the-americas-2017.

Allegations of corporate malfeasance may arise in myriad ways: whistleblowers, current or former employees, internal or external auditors, shareholders, the media, regulatory or law enforcement agencies, and/or the plaintiff 's bar. When allegations of serious misconduct come to a company's attention, corporate fiduciary obligations often require a vigilant and prompt reaction from the company, including in some instances its senior management or directors. Read the full chapter

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