Buckner continues its ongoing Tuesday series, Investigation Tips and Best Practices. The purpose of this resource is to assist professionals in the offices of general counsel, human resources, internal audit, compliance and other units with conducting internal investigations. This week’s entry is the following:
Develop the objectives and strategy for your internal investigation at the beginning of the inquiry. Knowing your organization’s legal or regulatory obligations, for example, is one element that should be addressed before a person is interviewed or evidence is collected.