Half Day Program

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Overview

Why You Should Attend

Electronic information pervades our society. Corporations and other organizations create, store, and utilize that information in all facets of business. Unfortunately, security can be breached and any breach can lead to investigations by various government agencies at the federal and State levels. Those investigations may lead to disputes about scope, variety and volume of electronic information to be produced. Moreover, given the pandemic, investigations may be conducted remotely and such investigations may give rise to various problems.

This program will explore the role of electronic information through a hypothetical breach of a corporation’s information that leads to an investigation. It will focus on the “what, why and how” an investigation is conducted – from the viewpoint of the investigating agencies and of the corporate representatives charged with responding to the investigation. The program will then consider a hypothetical class action that parallels the investigation and how that parallel litigation interacts with the investigation.

Our faculty, which includes experienced regulators and attorneys, will address various aspects of government investigations and parallel proceedings with a focus on requests for and production of electronic information.

What You Will Learn

After completing this program, participants will be able to:

  • Understand what triggers a government investigation
  • Recognize the scope of a government investigation
  • Comply with the limitations of a government investigation
  • Comprehend what the government might demand in an investigation and how a corporate entity might respond to such a demand
  • Discern what room for negotiation exists between a corporate entity and the government
  • Understand the role -- and relationship between -- parallel civil proceedings and government investigations, and be able to coordinate these

Who Should Attend

This program will be of interest to in-house and retained counsel, as well as corporate officers and other personnel who find – or may find – their clients under investigation by federal or State regulators. The program will also benefit counsel for those clients – and for plaintiffs and their counsel – who litigate “parallel” civil actions in tandem with or subsequent to – investigations.

Program Level: Update

Prerequisites: This program will be of interest to in-house and retained counsel, as well as corporate officers and other personnel who find – or may find – their clients under investigation by federal or State regulators. The program will also benefit counsel for those clients – and for plaintiffs and their counsel – who litigate “parallel” civil actions in tandem with or subsequent to – investigations.

Advanced Preparation: None

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