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Regulatory: The dos and don’ts of internal investigations—Part 4

The importance of the timing and sequence of your witness interviews and proper staffing

This is the fourth in a series of six articles on the “Dozen Do’s and Don’ts of Corporate Internal Investigations.” Read the firstsecond and third installments.

In our previous article, we discussed how to avoid complications arising from the multiple parties and interests involved in an internal investigation (“Do identify your client”) and how to effectively interview key employees and witnesses by bringing important documents and exhibits to interviews (“Do Come Armed”). In this article, we cover the importance of the timing and sequence of your witness interviews (“Don’t Start At The Top”) and proper staffing for your interviews (“Don’t be a lone ranger.”)

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Sean O'D. Bosack

Sean O'D. Bosack is a shareholder in the Litigation Practice Group in the Milwaukee office of Godfrey & Kahn and a member of the White Collar...

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Daniel C.W. Narvey

Daniel C.W. Narvey is an associate in the Milwaukee office and a member of the firm's Litigation Practice Group. During law school, Daniel worked on litigation and...

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