2-Hour Program

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Overview

Why You Should Attend

Preserving the attorney-client privilege during internal investigations is a tricky minefield for attorneys at various levels of experience.  In fact, distinguishing privileged communications from unprotected “business” discussions continue to be among of the most hotly contested subjects in the legal field.  PLI is proud to once again bring together an exceptional 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 discusses real-world circumstances and cases.  Participants will come away from this program with an even sharper understanding of how to the 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 commencing and conducting internal investigations
  • Recent guidance and cases and lessons learned from the DOJ’s and the SEC’s approaches to internal investigations
  • Basics on the attorney-client privilege and how to protect the privilege when cooperating with the government
  • Ethical and strategic considerations related to investigating and representing company employees

Special Features

  • 2 hours of Legal Ethics credit in qualifying jurisdictions

Who Should Attend

Any legal or compliance professional with a role in conducting or responding to internal investigations will benefit from this course.

Program Level: Update

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

Intended Audience: Law firms, in-house counsel, government attorneys), with responsibilities to handle or else respond to internal investigations

Advanced Preparation: None 

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