Topic: Culture investigations

Culture, compliance and crisis

Ropes & Gray partners Judith Seddon, Amanda Raad and Rosemarie Paul, and associate Tina Yu, explain why firms should remain focused on culture amid the coronavirus pandemic.

05 May 2020

GIR’s In-House Investigator Series: Jill Mason at Orthofix

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Medical device company Orthofix’s chief compliance officer Jill Mason has seen the company through a Justice Department DPA, an SEC enforcement action and related monitorship, and a five-year corporate integrity agreement with the Office of the Inspector General. With the final resolution of these matters squarely in the company’s past, she explains how Orthofix evolved and why having an independent consultant was a great experience for Orthofix.

09 April 2020

Olivier Catherine on Sapin II, AFA audits and the French paradox

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The Paris-based group general counsel at French electrical parts distributor Sonepar – the first company to have successfully completed an audit by France’s anti-corruption agency, AFA – speaks to GIR about his company’s approach to investigations and his thoughts on the local enforcement landscape.

09 December 2019

GIR Live Zurich: #MeToo highlights need for strong whistleblower protections

Lawyers tasked with investigating allegations of sexual harassment in the workplace have said stronger internal whistleblowing policies will ensure employees do not feel forced to go to the media.

02 December 2019

FCA whisteblower reports cause small number of investigations

Fewer than 1% of whistleblower complaints to the UK Financial Conduct Authority over the past year have sparked an investigation.

11 November 2019

“Stakes are higher” in #MeToo investigations

Individuals should seek legal counsel before attending #MeToo internal investigation interviews because of the potential consequences that may flow from the alleged misconduct, a panel at GIR Live London said.

14 June 2019

Corporate clients will not sway #MeToo investigations, lawyers say

At GIR Live New York on 27 September, lawyers teased out the nuances of what it means to conduct an independent probe when you’re being paid by a company to investigate allegations of sexual misconduct.

01 October 2018

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