Being a director or senior officer of a corporate organisation has a number of responsibilities. With these is a corresponding liability when things go awry. These include the possibility of a prosecution if the criminal law has been breached.
Internal investigations can be challenging – they are fast paced, highly sensitive, completely confidential and necessitate strategic choices at every turn. They require a steady hand at the helm, guided by the most accurate and precise information available at the time. Internal investigations combine a number of skills such as crisis management, damage control and … Continue reading “The structure of an internal investigation”
When a company learns that there may have been serious misconduct within the organisation, one option is for it to conduct its own internal investigation to establish what has happened, who is liable and how to make sure that it does not happen again. A company investigation may take place either instead of or in … Continue reading “Company investigations: a ten-point plan”