Tips For Managing Response To A Gov't Investigation
Vincenzo Toppi, CohnReznick LLP, and Todd Haley, eTERA Consulting April 24, 2017, 6:30 PM EDT
Law360, New York (April 24, 2017, 6:30 PM EDT) -- Today’s enforcement environment presents major challenges for unprepared, ill-equipped companies. The higher frequency of multiregulator investigations creates increased complexity, and the presence of foreign regulators is on the rise. Robust investigative methods occur in a political climate where business wrongdoing is increasingly regarded as a criminal issue. Behavior that was previously not prosecuted or handled through civil enforcement now is investigated by criminal authorities.
In addition, enforcement investigations are becoming more and more costly. Settlements are now severe and may include an admission of wrongdoing that...