• Outside Disclosure of Internal Investigations: Federal Court Rules Disclosure Does Not Destroy Corporate Privileges
  • September 20, 2011 | Author: William J. Kelleher
  • Law Firm: Robinson & Cole LLP - Stamford Office
  • In light of new whistleblower rules and increased regulation, internal investigations are an increasingly important way for companies of all sizes to promptly investigate allegations or suspicions of misconduct in their organizations. Some internal investigations involve largescale mismanagement at the highest level, while others concern more routine malfeasance by mid-level managers or lower-level employees. Whatever the precise circumstances, internal investigations are, by their very nature, confidential.