Quick Insights on Congressional Investigations is a series hosted by Mayer Brown partners Michael Levy and Andrew Olmem, who unpack the nuanced complexities underlying congressional investigations and provide guidance on how companies can manage and minimize the impacts. Each episode is short and tackles one question relating to congressional investigations.
In this episode, Michael and Andrew explore whether Congress can obtain confidential materials provided to federal regulatory and enforcement agencies. They address why Congress might request these materials. They also discuss how the different agencies treat and protect these materials.