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Regulatory: The dos and don’ts of corporate internal investigations—Part 5

The importance of properly memorializing witness interviews as well as maintaining confidentiality

This is the fifth in a series of six articles on the “Dozen dos and don’ts of corporate internal investigations.” Read the firstsecond, third and fourth installments.

In previous articles in our series of a “Dozen dos and don’ts of corporate internal investigations,” we discussed the importance of taking a measured approach to each internal investigation. We have discussed multiple aspects of how critical witness interviews are to a successful investigation. Thorough preparation prior to interviewing a witness and diligence in exhausting a witness’s knowledge of key facts is paramount. In this article, we cover the importance of properly memorializing witness interviews as well as maintaining confidentiality. 

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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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Brian Spahn

Brian Spahn is a member of the litigation group of Godfrey & Kahn's Milwaukee office. Brian's practice focuses on complex commercial litigation and white collar...

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