The act of investigating; the process of inquiring into or following up; research; study; inquiry, esp. patient or thorough inquiry or examination; as, the investigations of the philosopher and the mathematician; the investigations of the judge, the moralist.
A detailed inquiry or systematic examination or study.
to search to find facts and gather information
A formal SFA examination into the activities of a firm or registered person. Firms or individuals involved are served with a written "Notice of Investigation".
a detailed examination, usually involving a site visit plus interviews and file searches, with all involved licensees, district and/or regional offices of government agencies, the complainant and others.
a process comprised of activities specified hereunder as procedures designed to gather information in order to help determine whether wrongful acts occurred and if so, the individual or other entity responsible
The gathering and assessment of objective information to determine if a child has been or is at risk of being maltreated. Generally includes face-to-face contact with the victim and results in a disposition as to whether or not the alleged report is substantiated.
gathering evidence for a hearing by reading over police reports and victim and community impact statements and interviewing the respondent/defendant and witnesses