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Conducting an Effective Internal Investigation – A Global Perspective Tuesday, October 27, 2009 4:00-5:30 p.m. UTC/GMT © Employment Law Alliance.

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1 Conducting an Effective Internal Investigation – A Global Perspective Tuesday, October 27, :00-5:30 p.m. UTC/GMT © Employment Law Alliance

2 Presenters Stephen J. Hirschfeld, moderator, CEO of the Employment Law Alliance and Partner, Curiale Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP, San Francisco, CA Gregory J. Heywood, RoperGreyell LLP, Vancouver, BC, Canada Stephen Sayer, Said Al Shahry Law Office, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman Enrique M. Stile, Marval, OFarrell & Mairal, Buenos Aires, Argentina © Employment Law Alliance

3 Presenters Claire Toumieux, Flichy Grangé Avocats, Paris, France Francis Xavier, Rajah & Tann, Singapore Alessandra Zingales, Said Al Shahry Law Office, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman © Employment Law Alliance

4 Employee Misconduct What are the most common problems in your region of the world? © Employment Law Alliance

5 Standard of Proof How much evidence must there be to conclude whether misconduct has occurred? Can a multi-national company implement a uniform standard of proof worldwide? © Employment Law Alliance

6 Employee Rights Right to legal counsel Right to union representation Right to remain silent Right to know your accuser © Employment Law Alliance

7 Allegations of Criminal Activity Must this be reported to the police? Should the companys investigation be put on hold pending the outcome of criminal charges? © Employment Law Alliance

8 Getting Meaningful Information From the accuser From the accused From reluctant witnesses © Employment Law Alliance

9 Interim Actions Can the accused be suspended pending the outcome of the investigation? If so, must it be with pay? What types of situations should be considered? © Employment Law Alliance

10 Note-taking and Tape-recording What are the dos and donts? © Employment Law Alliance

11 Assessing Credibility in a He said, she said Is this allowed? If so, how is it done? © Employment Law Alliance

12 Documentation Should the findings be documented? If so, what should be included? Who has access to this document? What notes and documents should and must be kept? © Employment Law Alliance

13 Attorney-Client Privilege When and how it can be used When and how it can be lost © Employment Law Alliance

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