Ryan Rohlfsen Presents on Triaging Whistleblower Allegations at First Chair Awards Conference

In The News
August 29, 2019

Ryan Rohlfsen, co-chair of Ropes & Gray’s global anti-corruption and international risk practice and a former federal prosecutor with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Criminal Fraud Section, FCPA Unit, presented on “Triaging Whistleblower Allegations” at the First Chair Awards Conference in Chicago on Aug. 28. The discussion, moderated by Christine Castellano, former vice president, general counsel, corporate secretary, and chief compliance officer at Ingredion Inc. addressed considerations for in-house counsel when investigating whistleblower allegations. Rohlfsen, co-author of the article “DOJ Revises Policy on Instant Messaging Apps in FCPA Enforcement,” which was provided to attendees, emphasized the importance of preserving data, including data from popular apps used in business communication, and documents relevant to the whistleblower allegations within the first hours of an investigation.  

Triaging Whistleblower Allegations