What Board Members Need to Know Before Initiating an Internal Investigation - How to Know When an Internal Investigation Is Called For, Best Practices, and Potential Legal Issues
- Published: May 2010
In How to Conduct an Internal Investigation as a CFO, ExecSense examines the practical and strategic considerations that CFOs need to consider when initiating (or deciding whether to recommend) an internal investigation of an employee or event that has occurred at their company. Take the 60 minutes to view this webinar (on your computer, mobile phone, iPod, iPad, Kindle or printed out) to have answers ready to key questions that you are sure to be asked by your CEO and board of directors about whether an internal investigation is called for, and get guidance as to the best practices that you and your company should follow if an internal investigation is launched.
Upon ordering, ExecSense will email you a link to download the webinar files for viewing on your computer, mobile phone, iPod, iPad, Kindle or printed out. The downloaded files will include the PowerPoint presentation, audio narration and jpeg images of the slides (for watching on your mobile media device). Take advantage of your next commute, flight, business trip, lunch, or free hour in your schedule to view this webinar.
The webinar is led by an expert on internal investigations and best practices specifically for CFOs, and focuses on:
- Everything you need to know in 60 minutes about conducting (or recommending) an internal investigation as a CFO
- A roadmap to the most important practical and strategic considerations that CFOs need to consider with respect to internal investigations, including how to determine if a formal internal investigation of an alleged wrongdoing by an employee is called for, how to approach the CEO and board, who should conduct the investigation, who should the investigators report to, and what actions to take at the conclusion of the internal investigation (self-reporting, etc.)
- Effective and easy-to-implement “best practices” for you and your company to follow in the internal investigation to mitigate your company’s legal exposure, minimize potential public relations fallout, and more efficiently get to the bottom of the suspected wrongdoing
- The top 10 questions being asked by CFOs about when they should recommend a formal internal investigation, whether (and when) to self-report a suspected financial wrongdoing to the appropriate regulatory officials, and other internal investigation best practices
- Case studies of other companies and CFOs that effectively oversaw an internal investigation of a suspected wrongdoing, examples of internal investigations which were not handled properly from a legal or public relations perspective, and important lessons learned
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