Today, Pillsbury attorneys Tom Hill, Daryl Shapiro, Tim Walsh and Rebecca Carr Rizzo published their advisory Recent Decision Reminds Companies to Use Best Practices to Protect Their Internal Investigations. The Advisory discusses the recent oral argument in In United States ex rel. Barko v. Halliburton, filed in 2005 in the D.C. Circuit, during which DC Circuit panel (Judges Griffith, Kavanaugh and Srinivasan) expressed some support for the various Kellogg Brown & Root entities’ and the Halliburton Company’s position that their Code of Business Conduct investigations of the alleged misconduct was protected under the attorney-client and attorney work product privileges.
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