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CA Supreme Court rules against “categorical” privilege for public agency legal bills
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • USA
  • January 19 2017

In late December, a divided California Supreme Court ruled that legal-fee bills in closed cases aren’t necessarily covered by attorney-client


When will internal investigations be protected by legal advice privilege?
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • January 19 2017

The recent decision in The RBS Rights Issue Litigation, Re, has affirmed the restrictive view of 'the client' espoused in the Court of Appeal's


Revisiting Ascertainability: The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Weighs in on “Ascertainability” for Class Certification
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • January 19 2017

Over the past four years, the federal circuit courts have frequently been called upon to address the proper role and scope of the “ascertainability”


Legal privilege - what is it and whose advice is privileged
  • AJ Park
  • New Zealand
  • January 19 2017

To get the best legal advice, a client needs to know they can be candid with their legal adviser without the risk that their communications could be


Southern District of New York Issues a Troublesome Corporate Privilege Case
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • January 18 2017

Most courts applying privilege principles automatically treat wholly-owned subsidiaries' employees as if they were the parent's employees. However


How far is too far? Wellesley's impact on remoteness of damage in professional liability
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 18 2017

Wellesley heralded a significant change in the assessment of remoteness of damage in professional liability cases. Professionals may owe duties in


Legal Advice Privilege: Risks for the Unwary
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Singapore, United Kingdom
  • January 17 2017

If a company's lawyers interview the company's employees as part of an internal investigation, can legal advice privilege protect the contents of the


Austria: When the Public Prosecutor Comes Knocking: Is Communication with your Attorney Privileged?
  • Schoenherr
  • Austria, European Union
  • January 17 2017

Article 6 Sec 3 of the ECHR (European Convention on Human Rights) stipulates the fundamental right of every defendant charged with


District Court Orders Production of Attorney-Client Communications Between Opinion Counsel and Trial Counsel Based on Advice of Counsel Defense
  • Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
  • USA
  • January 17 2017

Plaintiff Krausz Industries Ltd. ("Krausz") filed a motion for an order compelling Defendants Smith-Blair, Inc. and Sensus USA, Inc. (collectively


Court awards additional sum to compensate successful party for exchange rate loss on legal costs
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 16 2017

In assessing the costs to which a German claimant was entitled on having succeeded in its patents claim in the English High Court, the court has