Federal inspectors general are increasingly focusing their investigative sights on private-sector companies and, in particular, Government contractors, subcontractors and grantees. Many companies are unfamiliar with exactly what IGs are, what IGs can do to them and how best to defend themselves. By the time an IG has a company in its crosshairs, it can well be too late for corporate executives and their general counsel to educate themselves. This Feature Comment is intended to answer these and related basic questions as briefly, but comprehensively, as possible.
Reprinted with permission from The Government Contractor.