Lexology PRO | USA | 24 Mar 2023
While AI chatbots like ChatGPT might prove useful tools for streamlining tasks for law practice management, potential benefits must be balanced against bias, confidentiality, ethical, and knowledge failure risks.
WH Partners | European Union | 15 Mar 2023
Commissioner for Revenue has amended the DAC 6 guidelines following the judgement of CJEU Case C-694/20 in particular the provisions in relation to…
Lexology PRO | China, USA | 22 Feb 2023
The Association of Corporate Counsel warned that in-house lawyers could “face a barrage of subpoenas from all sides” if a court forces Covington & Burling to hand information about its business clients to the US securities regulator.
RPC | Hong Kong | 7 Feb 2023
In Chen & Anor v Hugill & Ip & Anor, the Court of First Instance ordered two law firms, which had acted for some of a bankrupt's nominees in previous litigation, to produce to the trustees in bankruptcy certain documents and information. The case summarises the legal principles that underpin an application by a trustee in bankruptcy pursuant to section 29 of the Bankruptcy Ordinance (Cap 6).
Hickman & Rose | United Kingdom | 14 Dec 2022
The first thing anyone who receives a Section 2 notice from the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) should do is remember not to panic. Section 2 notices are…
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP | Australia | 28 Oct 2022
More than 400 years after legal professional privilege was established, in August 2013, the word “Slack” entered our lexicon and we learnt about…
Johnson Winter Slattery | Australia | 18 Jul 2022
Following a number of recent cases in which parties have incorrectly claimed legal professional privilege (LPP) over documents to be produced for…
Buchanan Rees Dispute Lawyers | Australia | 28 Jun 2022
In Commissioner of Taxation v PricewaterhouseCoopers  FCA 278, the Federal Court of Australia has provided a useful reminder of the bases on…
Bird & Bird LLP | Australia | 8 Jun 2022
Legal professional privilege (LPP) protects certain confidential documents and communications relating to the provision of legal advice or legal…
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Australia, Canada, etc. | 6 May 2022
Practical tips to help in-house lawyers ensure that communications are privileged and confidentiality is protected in internal investigations.