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Corporate internal investigations: best practices, pitfalls to avoid

Corporations are being scrutinised today as never before. Public and private companies alike are examined and investigated not only by the US government, but by increasing numbers of local, state, and foreign government agencies. Private plaintiffs are also filing more and more cases with significant allegations that attempt to call a corporation’s conduct into question. Frequently, corporate scrutiny focuses on compliance issues: that is, whether companies comply with the legal obligations to run the business ethically around the world. Corporations are clearly facing significant challenges.

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21 Tudor Street
London
EC4Y 0DJ
UK

Firmwide turnover: $1.5bn
Global lawyers 2013: 2,400
Offices: 40
Jurisdiction: US
No. of offices: 8
No. of qualified lawyers: 224 (International 50)

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