Internal Investigations, Good Governance and Soccer

Overview


Michael Peregrine wrote this bylined article on the broader implications of a recent controversial internal investigation conducted by the board of international soccer’s governing body (FIFA). “The nature of the controversy—a special board committee’s handling of outside counsel’s investigative report—resonates across industry sectors as well as continental borders,” Mr. Peregrine wrote. “Indeed, it serves to underscore the incalculable value attributed to the integrity by which the board conducts—and especially processes the results of—an internal investigation.”