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Are internal investigations protected by the attorney-client privilege and work product doctrine? Recent case says maybe not.

  • Husch Blackwell LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 17 2014

On March 6, 2014, the District Court for the District of Columbia issued an opinion in United States ex rel. Barko v. Halliburton Company et al

Doing penance for the sins of your supply chain

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 17 2014

Historians later will benchmark April 2013's Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh as the beginning. This accident triggered global attention to

D.C. court addresses inevitable disclosure doctrine for the first time, leaves open possibility for future use in trade secret litigation

  • Littler Mendelson
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  • USA
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  • March 17 2014

Addressing the "inevitable disclosure doctrine" for the first time, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia's recent decision in Info

U.S. District Court rules that results of internal investigations conducted in the ordinary course of business are not privileged and must be produced to whistleblower

  • Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 14 2014

A recent decision by a federal district court raises concerns about the ability of companies to claim privilege over the results of internal

Advancement in action: LLC manager wins payment for litigation costs

  • Zuckerman Spaeder LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 13 2014

Earlier this week, we outlined the rights of indemnification and advancement, and discussed how those rights can hinge on the statutory law governing

Best practices for corporate internal investigations

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 13 2014

A CEO receives an anonymous call claiming that someone is stealing company trade secrets or that an employee is taking kickbacks from a vendor. A

D.C. District Court ruling puts government contractor’s privileged internal investigation reports in jeopardy of disclosure

  • Kaye Scholer LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 13 2014

A D.C. District judge recently decided that a government contractor's internal investigation reports into alleged misconduct of its employees are not

Supreme Court expands whistleblower protections to private companies

  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
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  • USA
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  • March 7 2014

On March 4, 2014, the United States Supreme Court expanded the reach of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 to increase the scope of persons protected as

Private employers now face Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower protections

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 7 2014

On Tuesday, the United States Supreme Court issued a ruling that dramatically expands the reach of whistleblower protection under the Sarbanes-Oxley

How a company insider can leave, take company business and not breach her fiduciary duty

  • Burns & Levinson LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 4 2014

In a previous blog post, The Fiduciary Duty of Preserving Corporate Opportunities, I wrote: In general, an officer, director, partner, LLC member or