Extract from Meg McLaughlin's article "Will Covid Change Internal Investigations?"
Internal investigations–an inquiry into an organization’s internal operations–are simply a reality that comes with operating a business. They frequently involve allegations of wrongdoing, but may also be conducted in response to a regulatory compliance concern, or as part of a due diligence process before a merger or acquisition.
As the line between work and home disappears, organizations are grappling with questions like: What does the shift from physical proximity to digital contact mean for potential litigation?
What if an employee has to use their own computers/devices in order to work from home without going through proper security measures? How should legal handle the unexpected use of collaboration tools like Zoom, Slack, and Teams if they haven’t been fully vetted by legal or IT?
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