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11th Cir. Holds CAFA Jurisdiction Remains Even When Class Claims Are Dismissed Before Certification
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • December 2 2016

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit recently held that federal courts that have original subject matter jurisdiction over state law


Dawson-Damer: Taylor Wessing update
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • December 1 2016

In our March 2016 newsletter we provided an overview of Ashley Judith Dawson-Damer & others v Taylor Wessing & others 2015 in which the team is


Electronic Discovery & Information Governance - Tip of the Month: Using Technology-Assisted Review to Manage the Costs of E-discovery
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • December 1 2016

A multinational company is a defendant in a putative class action lawsuit. Outside counsel negotiated the plaintiffs' document requests as much as


Key Takeaways from The Sedona Conference Commentary on Defense of eDiscovery Process: Principles 4-6 (Part II)
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 1 2016

In Part I of this series, we discussed the key takeaways from Principles 1-3 of The Sedona Conference WG1’s “Commentary on Defense of Process:


Litigation funders liable for indemnity costs in Excalibur
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • December 1 2016

Recently, the Court of Appeal dismissed the appeal of the litigation funders in Excalibur Ventures LLC v Texas Keystone Inc, holding them liable for


Attorney-Client Privilege Held Not to Apply to Nonreporting EmployeeExpert
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2016

Many years ago, we represented a client in a quandary. (We know, we know: that’s pretty much always the case.) The product had been sold for many


Key Takeaways from The Sedona Conference Commentary on Defense of eDiscovery Process: Principles 1-3 (Part I)
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2016

The Sedona Conference Working Group on Electronic Document Retention & Production (WG1) has proposed a set of principles and practical guidance for


Plaintiff's Live-In Boyfriend was Outside Privilege Protection, but Inside Work Product Protection: Part II
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2016

Last week's Privilege Point described a court's acknowledgment that a mentally ill plaintiff's live-in boyfriend had provided "meaningful assistance"


Privilege wins out over Document Production Requests, Orders and FOI Legislation - SCC Confirms Status of Solicitor-Client Privilege and Litigation Privilege
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • November 30 2016

Last week, the Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) issued a pair of companion decisions clarifying the law regarding privilege. Notably, these decisions:


Supreme Court of Canada confirms robust protection of solicitor-client and litigation privilege
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • November 30 2016

The Supreme Court of Canada recently released two significant decisions on solicitor-client privilege and litigation privilege: Lizotte v. Aviva