Topic: Culture investigations

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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