This session will focus on the Best Practices to follow when conducting whistleblower investigations related to fraud / financial misappropriation - from the intake of the complaint to the execution of the investigation.
The speakers will present best practices and potential pitfalls through the examination of a Whistleblower case study that will be referenced throughout the presentation. The presentation will outline the immediate steps required when a complaint is received, the factors to consider when conducting a discrete internal investigation, the relevant investigative steps to follow and the potential client response to the findings of the investigation. The presentation will also outline the appropriate steps to take and the processes to undertake to limit the potential risks that an organization may face.
Identify best practices to best practices to manage a Whistleblower complaint from intake to investigation to recommended actions illustrated through the review of a real life case study
Indicate potential risk exposure and legal ramifications of mishandling a Whistleblower Complaint by the entity involved.
Determine the rights afforded to a Whistle Blower in a private and public sector environment