2-Hour Program

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Neither clients nor attorneys want to be on the wrong side of a privilege challenge--litigating these disagreements is not only costly but risky. Yet, the scope of the attorney-client privilege in internal investigations, including responding to government requests for information, continue to be among of the most hotly contested subjects in the legal field.  Thus, PLI is proud to bring together this panel of experts to answer the tough questions on ethics, privilege, and government regulation while providing perspectives from all sides of an investigation.  

Our faculty will use engaging hypotheticals and visual presentations to discuss real-world circumstances and cases.  Participants will come away from this program with an even sharper understanding of how to balance an attorneys’ obligation to prevent disclosure of otherwise protected information while also advancing the clients’ best interests before regulatory bodies where cooperation is often key.

What You Will Learn

  • Best practices for cross border investigations
  • Conflict of interest issues in the representation and interview of company employees
  • How to spot and manage issues privilege issues arising from cooperation with the government
  • Hear about recent changes in how government agencies approach internal investigations, cooperation and waiver of privilege
  • Lessons we learned in 2019; what to expect in 2020

Special Features

  • Two hours of legal ethics credits
  • Visual presentations

Program Level: Update

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of the rules of attorney-client privilege and/or attorney work product and government regulation

Intended Audience: Legal professionals, including attorneys and paralegals, (solo practitioners, law firms, in-house counsel, government attorneys), with responsibilities to handle or else respond to internal investigations.

Advanced Preparation: None 

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