Tag Archives: INVESTIGATIONS

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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Undertaking background investigations may be critical in defending "negligent hiring" claim

Undertaking background investigations may be critical in defending "negligent hiring" claim Murray v SUNY Research Foundation, 283 AD2d 995 The Murray case illustrates some of the factors that courts consider in resolving cases involving allegations that the employer was guilty … Continue reading

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Renault, News Corp, and the Potential Perils of Internal Investigations

As News Corporation continues its internal investigation into the alleged misconduct at the center of the phone-hacking scandal, it should take heed of the hard lessons learned earlier this year by Renault. [via: Renault, News Corp, and the Potential Perils … Continue reading

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Congressional investigations

If you have a client involved in a Congressional investigation, that is either really, really good news or really, really bad news. Usually the latter. As Congressional investigations and their state counterparts often involve executive branch activities, this can become… … Continue reading

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Child Abuse Investigations: Good, Bad or Ugly?

Most of us are familiar with Child Protective Services, or CPS. CPS, or an agency with a similar name, is the agency in each state that has assumed the task of protecting our kids from abuse or neglect by adults, … Continue reading

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