Internal Investigations Do’s and Don’ts
Although a rare event, every grantee eventually faces a circumstance that warrants a significant internal inquiry – even if the grantee anticipates that it will find that it substantially complied with applicable federal requirements. In this webinar, FTLF attorneys with decades of combined experience in conducting internal investigations will discuss practical considerations, including: (i) depending upon subject matter and posture of the issue upon discovery, who should conduct the investigation and how formal it should be, (ii) when to involve lawyers, (iii) important “do’s and don’ts” in the course of the investigation and follow-on action, and (iv) core systems and processes to have in place to mitigate risk of noncompliance in advance. This presentation will be structured as a panel discussion, with ample opportunity for participant questions.
Please note: This webinar is offered as a complimentary product to all Federal Grants Training Members. For more information on our Federal Grants Training Membership, click here or Contact Us.
The On-Demand version of this webinar will be available for purchase one week after the conclusion of the live webinar.
- Fiscal Staff
- Compliance Officers and Staff
- Program and Project Managers
- Other Grants Management Staff
After this webinar, you will be able to:
- Understand key considerations inherent in internal investigations
- More effectively evaluate the risk profile of an apparent matter of noncompliance upon discovery
- Develop reporting structures and mechanisms that will help to identify possible matters of noncompliance efficiently
A Partner with the firm in the Federal Grants and Health Law practice groups, Scott advises clients on matters of federal grant law, government contract law, and health care law. Scott assists clients with the myriad requirements that apply upon acceptance of federal grant funding, including the administrative requirements and cost principles established in the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (Uniform Guidance), the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circulars that preceded the Uniform Guidance, and program-specific statutory and regulatory funding conditions. [Full Bio]
Phillip is Senior Counsel in the firm’s Federal Grants and Health Law practice groups. A native of Puerto Rico, Phillip’s bilingual, nationwide practice serves non-profit organizations, municipalities, local government agencies, and other federal grantees. Prior to joining Feldesman Tucker, Phillip ran a practice from San Juan which spanned corporate, business, public policy, government and contract law, and included contested matters and appeals before state and federal courts. [Full Bio]
ROSIE DAWN GRIFFIN
Serving as Counsel in the Federal Grants, Health Law, Litigation, and Government Contracts practice groups, Rosie counsels and litigates on behalf of a diverse group of federal grant recipients, including Federally Qualified Health Centers and Head Start programs. Ms. Griffin also defends clients across a wide range of business sectors facing investigations and litigation under the False Claims Act and similar statutes. Ms. Griffin brings deep knowledge to this work, and a unique perspective, having worked for many years at an elite relator’s side firm representing whistleblowers in False Claims Act cases. Her years of False Claims Act experience allow her to guide clients through all phases of a government investigation, from responding to civil investigative demands and subpoenas through litigation. [Full Bio]
Serving as Counsel in the firm’s Health Care, Education, and Litigation & Government Investigations practice groups, Mindy focuses her practice on advising health centers as they navigate all facets of judicial review. A seasoned litigator, Ms. Pava is well-versed in guiding clients through complex litigation matters in federal and state courts. She also represents organizations in health care and other industries in responding to civil investigative demands and federal subpoenas. [Full Bio]
Participants can earn up to 1.50 CPE credits in Specialized Knowledge and Applications upon completion of all course requirements.
ATTENDEE REQUIREMENTS FOR CPE CREDIT
If you purchase CPE credit for this webinar you must satisfy the following conditions in order to receive your certificate:
- Answer at least 5 of the 7 polling questions during the webinar
- Complete the evaluation survey after the conclusion of the webinar or in the follow-up email
Upon completion of these requirements, FTLF will email you your CPE Certificate within two (2) weeks.
- Prerequisites: None
- Target Audience: CEOs/Directors, Fiscal Staff, Compliance Officers and Staff, Program and Project Managers, Other Grants Management Staff
- Advanced Preparation: None
- Program Level: All
- Delivery Method: Group Internet Based
- Attendance Requirements: In order to be awarded the full credits, you must respond to five (5) out of seven (7) polling questions.
Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website www.nasbaregistry.org (formerly www.learningmarket.org).
- 1.50 Certificate of Attendance
- 1.50 CPEFTLF is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.
Access to the recorded version of this webinar is included in your purchase.
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