January 19, 2016
In the current compliance environment, all companies must evaluate their internal investigation policies and procedures to ensure that investigations are conducted in a manner that maximizes the protection afforded by the attorney-client privilege. Recent decisions threaten to expose investigation documents to discovery in litigation or to compulsion by government auditors. But these decisions also provide a roadmap on how companies can obtain legal advice beyond the prying eyes of third-parties.
Dentons Partner Christopher W. Myers recently authored the attached article, entitled “ Tips for Conducting Attorney–Client Privileged Internal Investigations,” which summarizes recent case developments in this area and provides practical tips for conducting internal investigations in a privileged environment. Please feel free to contact the authors with questions.
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