In the financial services industry, investigations by the government or self-regulatory organizations are commonplace, and because they inevitably involve employee conduct (or misconduct), there is frequently an internal employment-related investigatory component. With potential financial liability and reputational harm ever-present, the strength of a company’s investigatory process is critical.

In a recent video webinar, John F. Fullerton III, co-leader of Epstein Becker & Green’s Financial Industry Service Team, spoke about when materials related to an internal investigation can and cannot be shared with a third party – such as a forensic accounting firm – while still maintaining the attorney-client privilege in connection with the investigation.

Click here to watch the video.