Jordan A. Thomas Addressed Internal Investigations in a Panel Discussion Hosted by PLI

Chicago, IL
June 12, 2012

The PLI hosted a seminar entitled "Internal Investigations 2012: How to Protect Your Clients or Companies in the Global, Post-Dodd Frank World."

Partner Jordan A. Thomas participated in a panel discussion, which covered the following questions:

Commencing the Investigation: Considerations at the Outset

  • How do you deal with allegations by someone who may be a whistleblower?
  • When is an investigation warranted?
  • Who should oversee the investigation?
  • Who should conduct the investigation? In-house vs. outside counsel
  • What is the appropriate scope of the investigation?
  • Who should know about the investigation?
  • What steps should be taken to preserve documents?
  • What are the considerations of the plaintiff's lawyer?
  • How can you manage the costs of an investigation?