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Preserving Attorney-Client Privilege, Work-Product Protection During Internal Investigations
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • April 19 2017

When companies conduct investigations that remain strictly internal, maintaining confidentiality is straightforward. But many investigations are

Sharing Legal Communications With PR Firm Raises Privilege Issues for Hospital
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2017

A recent case in Pennsylvania reminds companies to think carefully about sharing their attorney-client communications with third parties, such as

Brexit - UK Files for Divorce From European Union
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • March 29 2017

On 29 March 2017, the UK government delivered the formal notice to the other EU Member States that it is leaving the EU. The Brexit process is now

Using Company Email for Personal Correspondence Can Waive Attorney-Client Privilege
  • Bressler, Amery & Ross PC
  • USA
  • March 28 2017

In a case that addresses a current hot-button topic dealing with discovery of electronic communications, the Appellate Division, First Department, of

Sanctions Imposed for Loss of ESI Transferred in Sale of Business
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • March 23 2017

In this case, ESI was lost when Defendant’s parent company sold another of its companieson whose servers Defendant’s ESI was inexplicably

Privilege Waiver: Is Your File-Sharing Site a Public Park Bench?
  • Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2017

While courts and the Federal Rules of Evidence take an increasingly pragmatic approach to the question of when inadvertent disclosure of privileged

Privilege Waived as to Unprotected Information on File Share Site
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • March 9 2017

In this case, the court found that the placement of privileged information on a file share site and dissemination of the hyperlink to access that

The E-Discovery Digest- March 2017
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2017

In an en banc decision, the Supreme Court of Washington held that the attorney-client privilege did not extend to post-employment communications

8th Cir. Reverses Data Breach Class Settlement, Holds Appellate Bond Not to Include Delay-Based Administrative Costs
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • March 6 2017

In a data breach putative class action, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit recently held that the trial court had not conducted the

Key Takeaways from the Sedona Conference Commentary on Proportionality in Electronic Discovery
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2017

The Sedona Conference Working Group on Electronic Document Retention & Production (WG1) has released its Commentary on Proportionality in Electronic