Tag Archives: INVESTIGATIONS

“White Hat” Ethical Hackers and Corporate Investigations

This post originally appeared in our sister publication, Password Protected. A “white hat” is an ethical computer hacker who specializes in penetration testing and other testing methodologies to ensure the security of an organization’s information systems. According to the Ethical Hacking Council, “The … Continue reading

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Harassment Complaint? Now What? Effective Investigations of Harassment Complaints

The #MeToo and #TimesUp movements have sparked a national conversation on sexual harassment and assault in the workplace and beyond.  We now ask: What do employers need to do differently when it comes to sexual misconduct in the workplace?  This … Continue reading

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Social Media Use in Clearance Investigations Act of 2017 – House Report

115TH Congress Report – House of Representatives 2d Session Report 115–512. Social Media Use in Clearance Investigations Act of 2017 “H.R. 3737, The Social Media Use in Clearance Investigations Act of 2017 requires the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to … Continue reading

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Little Known Facts About State and DOH Investigations That Could Save Your Professional License

By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law The notice that you are under investigation may seem nonthreatening. It may come in the mail, be delivered personally by an investigator or … Continue reading

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Beware What You Share: Privilege Waiver Risks in Investigations

In responding to regulatory and government investigations, firms are often faced with the question of how to balance the desire to cooperate with the need to preserve privilege over an internal investigation.  Financial institutions face this question additionally in their … Continue reading

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