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Investigations that Cross International Borders

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External Investigators |  Ethics |  Interviewing |  Advanced |  Beginner |  CAWI |  Internal Investigators |  Report Writing
Gabrielle Friedman
1 hour
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Jul 26, 2022
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Session Description:

Learn about the ins and outs of cross-border investigations, why they are on the increase, ethical obligations, and trends relevant for both internal and external investigators. This engaging discussion will also cover potential risks and opportunities involved in international investigations to include confidentiality and privilege.

Learning Objective: 

  • Learn about the ethical obligations of US lawyers participating in investigatory activities overseas
  • Structure cross-border investigations to protect client privileges and work product
  • Consider how to conduct witness interviews and gather evidence in foreign countries



California MCLEs: 1



Gabrielle Friedman's Profile

Gabrielle Friedman

Gabi is a partner at Lankler Siffert & Wohl LLP, a New York based white collar litigation boutique. She represents U.S. and international clients in matters ranging from cross-border criminal investigations and prosecutions to complex civil and regulatory matters, often with an international dimension. Gabi has significant experience in internal corporate investigations, having represented witnesses and individuals accused of misconduct, as well as having conducted investigations on behalf of corporate clients. A fluent German speaker who has lived and worked in Germany, Gabi brings a firsthand understanding of European cultural norms and business practices to her work and has presented CLEs and lectured in Europe and the US on cross-border investigations. Gabi recently served as a member of the Ethics Committee of the New York City Bar Association.