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Internal Investigations: Strategies for Success

Wednesday, Apr. 9, 2014

Event Date: Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Location: Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
525 University Avenue | 14th Floor | Palo Alto, CA 94301

Please respond by Monday, April 14, to Monica Schreiber at monica.schreiber@skadden.com or 650.470.4627.
Breakfast: 8:00 a.m. | Seminar: 8:30 – 10:00 a.m.


California CLE credit will be offered. This program has been approved for one hour of general substantive credit and .5 hours of ethics credit.

As companies face increased regulatory scrutiny in the U.S. and around the world, our panelists will address the most effective strategies for handling — and successfully resolving — government inquiries and internal investigations of all types and magnitude. Please join us for this interactive discussion. Our panelists from Skadden, KPMG, Visa Inc. and the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics will employ hypotheticals and real-world examples to provide in-house counsel with the tools — legal, business and ethical — to handle the thorniest investigations.

Program Overview

•First principles of investigatory work
•Working with internal and external auditors
•Liaising with law enforcement and engaging outside counsel
•Handling whistleblower and other "hotline" complaints
•Responding to governmental subpoenas and informal requests for information
•Special considerations raised by cross-border investigations
•Benefits and burdens of voluntary disclosures and "cooperation"
•Common ethical issues with internal investigations

Panelists
Jack P. DiCanio, Litigation, Government Enforcement Skadden
George Dooley, Chief Audit Executive, Visa Inc.
John Ebner, Audit Partner, KPMG
William Haegele, Forensic Partner, KPMG
Kirk O. Hanson, Executive Director, Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, Santa Clara University
Ryan D. Junck, Litigation, Government Enforcement Skadden

Moderator
James F. Brelsford, Skadden of counsel and former Chief Legal Officer at SanDisk Corp.

Please respond by Monday, April 14, to Monica Schreiber at monica.schreiber@skadden.c
om or 650.470.4627.