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1) The MI Courts hold that independent contractors are NOT employees. This means there would be no employer-employee relationship in the situation you describe with a corp-corp 1099 arrangement.
2) If the person can show they are working full time solely for this one company in house, then they would come under Section 338.826(6)(f)(v) if they are not working for anyone other than the in house business.
3) If the person is working as an employee or on a contract only for that one business as an in house investigator then they would not fall under the first exception, but would come under th 826 exception as long as they are exclusive with that one business as in house investigations. If they are not exclusive they could be charged with the felony, but usually they are hit with the civil fine only, especially if the DA does not find any intent to avoid the law and licensing. Here, you seem to be describing your company working exclusively in house for the other company and this would fall under the 826 exception NOT as an employee relationship exception.
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