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An attorney who conducts an internal investigation for a compaan treads a “treacherous path.” United States v. Ruehle, 583 F.3d 600, 601–2 (9th Cir. 2009). If you are retained to handle a company investigation, be aware that each step you take could affect the investigation’s final outcome and may be examined closely by a board of directors, outside auditors, government agencies, and even, possibly, civil plaintiffs and a court. Strategic decisions about the manner in which you conduct the...

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