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Investigation Strategies During Social Distancing

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Palmina Fava, a partner at Vinson & Elkins and a veteran of numerous multinational corruption investigations, is used to finding creative ways to gather evidence from afar, sometimes even working on a shifted schedule in New York to take witness interviews in China via video conference during the night.

When the COVID‑19 crisis hit and it became apparent that the standard operating procedures for internal investigations would be on hold for a while, we reached out to her to see how her clients are reacting, her thoughts on what companies should be doing to protect themselves and how internal investigations can still move forward during this time of social distancing.

Read the interview here.

Please visit our Coronavirus: Preparation & Response series for additional resources we hope will be helpful.

This information is provided by Vinson & Elkins LLP for educational and informational purposes only and is not intended, nor should it be construed, as legal advice.