Jacobson Lopez lawyers have conducted hundreds of internal investigations around the globe concerning a diverse array of subjects, including corruption, money laundering, sanctions, antitrust, internal fraud and accounting fraud, conflicts of interest, discrimination, and sexual harassment. Several of these investigations had expansive scopes that implicated “bet-the-company” issues, while others have been more modest and limited. We regularly conduct investigations in a thorough and discreet manner – with minimal impact on operational activities – that identifies the root cause of reported issues while also advising on proper mitigation measures.
Our team is recognized for its handling of clients’ most complex and sensitive issues in a thoughtful and comprehensive manner. Our methodology is rooted in our experience as trusted external counsel, as well as in-house counsel at some of the world’s most important companies. Additionally, our regulatory experience allows us to provide clients with critical analysis from a regulator’s perspective, which can determine the course of these investigations. Our team can readily identify trends, issues, and red flags relevant to an investigation and chart a path forward that will aim to verify and/or mitigate, as best as possible, allegations of misconduct. Our unique blend of experience ensures that we approach each client’s problem with a multifaceted perspective, understanding the intricacies of regulatory compliance and the nuances of managing internal investigations.
We seek to scope investigations narrowly and expand them only if necessary and only after consultation with our clients. Additionally, we diligently keep our clients informed in real time of the costs we incur during investigations by providing frequent updates to avoid surprises.
Notable Recent Investigations have included allegations of: