Conducting an Effective Internal Investigation, Association of Corporate Counsel, Michigan Chapter

June 10, 2014

Rex Schlaybaugh, Jr., Bloomfield Hills-based member and Chairman Emeritus of the Firm, and Brian Moore, also Bloomfield Hills-based and a member in Dykema’s Litigation Department, shared their insights and discussed best practices in a webinar—presented to the Association of Corporate Counsel, Michigan Chapter—themed “Conducting an Effective Internal Investigation.”

Schlaybaugh and Moore were joined by Robert Biskup from Deloitte Financial Advisory Services in this 90-minute event, held on June 10, 2014.

Citing the continued rise in internal corporate investigations, Schlaybaugh, Moore and their co-presenter discussed the reasons for the recent rise in internal investigations, and provided practical guidance on such issues as:

  • The factors that should be considered in assessing when an internal investigation is warranted, and who should conduct the investigation
  • The role of management and the board of directors in such investigations
  • A step-by-step guide to conducting internal investigations
  • Protecting attorney-client and work-product privileges
  • Disclosing investigation results (including waiver of privileges)
  • SEC and other regulatory concerns

To view the PowerPoint presentation used in this webinar, click here.