FIFA World Cup Investigations Own Goal
Lessons about what went wrong and what best practice might look like
The growing conflagration over the investigation by world football governing body FIFA into the awarding of hosting rights for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups increasingly looks like a textbook case of how not to conduct an ethics probe.
How did things go so badly wrong? Andrew Durant, Head of Forensic Investigations for FTI Consulting, notes that the eruption of new chaos at FIFA offers some important lessons about what went wrong in this case, and what best practice might look like.