How to Effectively Conduct Internal Investigations: A Practical Guide
Recording Available: Friday, August 21, 2020
An internal investigation conducted properly is essential to any business. It nips issues in the bud, keeps companies running, and saves millions of dollars from potential litigation. Not only do internal investigations help in ensuring ongoing legal and regulatory enforcement, but they also provide businesses with an opportunity to correct mistakes and identify risk areas before they become actual liabilities.
However, conducting an internal investigation can be a challenging task. If the investigation is done wrong, it can be costly, disruptive and time-consuming, and may lead to a variety of legal issues and complications. Thus, it is important to plan and carry out an internal investigation that is both effective and accurate.
In this LIVE Webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with an in-depth discussion of internal investigations. Speakers, among other things, will present a comprehensive guide on how to effectively conduct and establish an internal investigation while mitigating potential risks and pitfalls.
- Internal Investigations – What You Need to Know
- Conducting an Internal Investigation - A Practical Guide
- Implications of an Effective Internal Investigation
- Risks, Legal Issues, and Challenges
Smith Buss & Jacobs LLP
Who Should Attend:
- Human Resource Professionals
- Risk Management Professionals
- Business Owners
- In-house Lawyers
- Corporate Ethics Professionals
Nancy Durand is special counsel with Smith Buss & Jacobs, LLP. She focuses her practice in the areas of litigation and appeals, nonprofit governance, and risk management. She also serves as outside general counsel and primary legal advisor to businesses and nonprofit corporations throughout New York State.
Nancy represents clients in connection with inquiries and investigations of government regulators, including the New York Attorney General, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Department of Justice and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. In addition, Nancy has extensive experience conducting internal investigations, including investigations involving allegations of harassment, discrimination, misappropriation, theft, embezzlement, violations of anti-money laundering rules, securities law violations, and other misconduct.
Nancy is a graduate of Howard University and St. John’s University School of law.
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