- Internal Investigations: Five Tangible Benefits of Responding Promptly and Decisively to Reports of Misconduct
- January 11, 2019 | Author: Laurel Gift
- Law Firm: Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP - Pittsburgh Office
Laurel Gift, chair of the firm’s Criminal Defense and Internal Investigations practice group, published a client alert, “Internal Investigations: Five Tangible Benefits of Responding Promptly and Decisively to Reports of Misconduct.”
“Never before have business leaders, public officials, and other highly visible individuals and organizations had to endure the fish bowl we live in today. Thanks to social media and round-the-clock news coverage, public reports of misconduct and criminal activity are often broadcast more quickly, remain visible over time, and cause more damage than ever before.
Living in a world where information about a corporate crisis can be so readily available, organizations should initiate an internal investigation as soon as a problem is detected or reported. There are five tangible benefits of investigating and responding promptly and decisively to reports of misconduct.”