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Minimize Risk Exposure: Strategies for Leading Internal Investigations


This is a virtual event, accessible online and over the phone. Access instructions will be provided after registration.


This complimentary webinar is produced in connection with the latest Bloomberg Law Special Report.

Let’s face it – misconduct happens. Actions by a rogue employee, a coordinated scheme, or a systemic problem left unidentified and unchecked can result in a violation of company policy, or worse, the law. These legal and regulatory compliance vulnerabilities pose significant risk, cost and disruptions to business. And companies operating internationally face added complexity and strategic considerations, ranging from protection of attorney-client privilege to transferring data to the U.S.

This webinar will bring together the latest insights from experienced in-house counsel and law firm practitioners on what domestic and multinational companies need to know about the process of investigating allegations of fraud, theft, misconduct, harassment, misuse of personal information, and other wrongdoing. Experts will share firsthand knowledge and best practices to investigate and address compliance issues to mitigate the burdens on the company’s bottom line.

Educational Objectives:

• Recognize important considerations to ensure the investigations process is efficient and thorough
• Receive guidance on reducing the impact on business operations
• Identifying the roles of various stakeholders

Who would benefit most from attending this program?

• C-suite leaders in domestic and multinational companies
• In-house counsel
• Attorneys specializing in any area of international operations

This webinar is made possible with the support of the following sponsors: 


Fernanda Beraldi
  • Senior Director, Ethics and Compliance
  • Cummins Inc.

Fernanda Beraldi works for Cummins Inc. in Indianapolis as Senior Director, Ethics and Compliance. Fernanda has 15 years of legal experience, and started at Cummins in 2015 after having worked for more than six years for Embraer SA. She is dual-licensed in Brazil and Indiana and graduated from Mackenzie University in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and completed a Master of Laws program in Corporate and Commercial Law at Robert H. McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis (cum laude). In 2019, Fernanda was one of the recipients of the Top 10 “30-somethings” by the Association of Corporate Counsel, the first Brazilian to receive such honor.

Ed Broecker
  • Partner
  • Quarles & Brady LLP

Ed Broecker is a partner at Quarles & Brady LLP in the Business Law Practice Group and the head of the firm’s International Trade and Supply Chain Practice Group. Ed has a great depth of experience in supply chain matters, international trade—including export control (ITAR and EAR) and sanctions (OFAC and EU), compliance program creation, improvement and related training, counseling and assessment, and corporate investigations. He regularly speaks on business, corporate and compliance matters at national and international law conferences and workshops. He is also the Chair of the Internal Investigations subcommittee of the Corporate Compliance Committee of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association. He earned his J.D. from the Robert H. McKinney School of Law at Indiana University (summa cum laude).

Liban Jama
  • Partner/Principal
  • Ernst and Young

Liban Jama is a Partner/Principal in Ernst and Young’s (EY) Forensic and Integrity Services practice, based in Washington DC. Liban has nearly two decades of experience assisting corporations, governmental agencies, and law firms with legal and compliance matters in the North America, Africa, Asia and Europe. He has extensive experience in conducting investigations and performing compliance risk assessments and assisting companies in designing and building compliance programs, including policies, controls, training and monitoring mechanisms.

Amanda Allen (Moderator)
  • Analysis Team Lead
  • Bloomberg Law

Amanda Allen is analysis team lead for Bloomberg Law. She leads the Regulatory & Compliance team of experts, who bring subject matter backgrounds to the dynamic environment of corporate compliance and develop Practical Guidance tools and in-depth, data-backed analysis across a variety of regulatory and enforcement practice areas. A graduate of the University of Chicago, Amanda earned her JD from the William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawai'i.

Continuing Education

1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE
Working understanding of internal investigations
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