Podcast: Veteran investigator Kathy Enstrom walks us through the effective investigation

Kathy discusses with GRIP the essential points to consider when conducting corporate investigations.

Kathy Enstrom is Director of Investigations for the Moore Tax Law Group and formerly worked at the IRS.

We talked about:

  • organizing internal investigations and when to bring in external experts;
  • the importance of drafting a workplan or policy in advance of a crisis;
  • why the board should receive monthly updates;
  • working with data and document preservation in embezzlement cases;
  • using eDiscovery databases to handle thousands or millions of important documents;
  • hiring investigators who maintain independence;
  • how to choose a well-qualified external investigator; and
  • disclosures to make to regulators after the investigation concludes.

A transcript for this podcast is available here.