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Tuesday’s Investigation Tips and Best Practices

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: Conduct a preliminary search of the records in your organization that relate … Continue reading

Tuesday’s Investigation Tips and Best Practices

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: Review your organization’s policies, procedures and protocols that relate to, or govern, … Continue reading

Tuesday’s Investigation Tips and Best Practices

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: Determine if your organization needs to implement immediate actions (e.g., reassignment, training, … Continue reading

Tuesday’s Investigation Tips and Best Practices

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: Conduct a comprehensive and prompt investigation. Not only do some laws (Title … Continue reading

FIFA’s Luis Suarez Investigation: Evidence-Collection Procedures

The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) announced on June 24, 2014, according to ESPN.com., “it will investigate the Luis Suarez alleged biting incident with Liverpool’s Uruguayan striker.” ESPN.com also contends Suarez is “likely to face a lengthy ban if found guilty.” According to a video of the match, Suarez appeared to bite Italy’s Giorgio … Continue reading

SI.com’s Feature on Possible Legal Strategies for Sterling and the NBA

Sports Illustrated.com’s Michael McCann authored a summary of the legal strategies the National Basketball Association (NBA) and Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling might pursue in the legal fight being pursued by Sterling. McCann’s article can be found by clicking here. If Sterling maintains the lawsuit (and does not reach a settlement with the involved … Continue reading

Sterling Files 32-Page Response to NBA Charges

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, in a 32-page document, responded on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, to the NBA’s charges to terminate his ownership of the franchise. Sterling’s move takes place while his wife, Shelly Sterling, continues her efforts to sell the Clippers. Sterling’s wife claims to possess an agreement with him to sell the … Continue reading

SI.com’s Feature on the Sterling Investigation and Legal Issues Facing the NBA

Sports Illustrated.com’s Michael McCann authored a great summary on the legal issues facing the National Basketball Association (NBA) and Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling concerning alleged racist comments made by Sterling and captured on an audiotape. Specifically, McCann analyzing various issues the NBA will have to consider during and after its investigation, including: confirming … Continue reading

Law Firm Concludes Syracuse’s Investigative Process on Sex-Abuse Allegations was Flawed

Syracuse University released a report on Thursday, July 5, 2012, containing the results of an independent investigation into how the institution addressed allegations in 2005 that then-assistant men’s basketball coach Bernie Fine sexually abused a boy. The report, which was prepared by an outside law firm, faulted some aspects of the institution’s 2005 investigation and response. Syracuse retained its … Continue reading

Inside Higher Ed Post on “When in Doubt, Investigate”

Inside Higher Ed published on July 3, 2012, an interesting piece, “When in Doubt, Investigate”, by Scott Coffina, an attorney with Drinker Biddle & Reath. The article explores the recent scandals affecting colleges and universities–from athletics violations to band hazing–and the lessons learned from how university leaders addressed each one. Coffina notes the two most important tenants in … Continue reading