When carrying out internal investigations into Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) or other bribery issues, multinational employers may find themselves investigating alleged wrongdoing that occurred in more than one country. Lawyers and HR personnel, who often coordinate or directly carry out investigations overseas, need to understand that local laws, practices and cultural differences mean that the differences between investigations from one country to another, and the consequences of failing to understand them, can be significant. In this article, our colleagues Helen Colquhoun, Gurpreet Duhra, Ute Krudewagen and Rachel Wright outline some of the key considerations for multinational employers when they are conducting cross-border investigations. Click here to read the full article.
Ute Krudewagen, Co-Chair of International Labor and Employment at DLA Piper, advises a number of Israeli clients on solutions to the challenges presented in managing a global workforce and counsels Israeli companies on employment issues triggered by cross-border transactions. Ute was recently in Israel and gave a presentation to a group of in-house counsel on “Navigating the Road to a Global Workforce” at a WIN Israel GC Confidential Diner.