Internal Investigations

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Internal Investigations

Ellerman Enzinna Levy attorneys have conducted internal investigations for some of the world’s largest corporations across the US and around the world, involving allegations of myriad legal and regulatory violations and before a wide variety of governmental authorities.  We strive to be careful and thorough, as well as efficient and discrete, and to provide the best possible advice as to whether and how to make a voluntary disclosure, respond to any charges, treat personnel involved in allegedly improper activity, and take steps to ensure full compliance in the future.

Representative Matters

  • Conducted internal investigation for multinational banking institution headquartered in New York in connection with allegations of extensive criminal conduct by local bank employees in California.

  • Conducted internal investigation for retailer of police and military equipment into allegations of massive criminal violations of US export control laws. 

  • Conducted internal investigation for oil services company in former Soviet republic concerning allegations of violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. 

  • Representation of South American executive of international medical device company in investigation of alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. 

  • Conducted internal investigation for large government contractor into allegations of illegal payments to US government contracting personnel in Asia.

  • Conducted internal investigation for construction company into allegations of misuse of funds on USAID contracts in Africa.

  • Conducted internal investigation for telecommunications company into FCPA violations in Eastern Europe.

  • Conducted internal investigation for a multibillion-dollar multinational food retailer based in Europe in connection with an SEC whistleblower matter relating to alleged fraudulent accounting practices.

  • Conducted internal investigation of whistleblower allegations of foreign bribery in South America and Asia, advising international medical device and oil service companies with regard to resolution of claims and advisability of disclosure to federal authorities.

  • Representation of the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of a Fortune 100 company in an internal investigation of a whistleblower complaint alleging improper accounting treatment.

Ellerman Enzinna
is now
Ellerman Enzinna Levy

Ellerman Enzinna is pleased to announce that on February 1, 2022, Michael N. Levy has joined the firm as a partner.

The firm’s name is now Ellerman Enzinna Levy PLLC.