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The Growing Danger to Privilege in Investigations
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • August 21 2017

More than three decades ago, the US. Supreme Court held that memoranda and notes of interviews that lawyers conduct of a corporate client’s employees

Cross-Border Investigations Update July 2017
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • July 28 2017

Israeli pharmaceutical firm Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. agreed as part of a deferred prosecution agreement to pay a $283 million penalty to

Anti-Corruption Quarterly - 2nd quarter 2017
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • July 26 2017

Although it is clear under U.S. lawbased on U.S. Supreme Court precedentthat the attorney-client privilege applies to documents created

English High Court Rules Legal Professional Privilege Does Not Apply to Documents Produced in Internal Investigation
  • Baker McKenzie
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • July 24 2017

On the other side of the pond, the High Court in London on 9 May 2017 sided with the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) in ruling that certain documents

Third party funding and the pitfalls of privilege
  • Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • June 15 2017

In this blog post Nadia Hubbuck looks at the main heads of privilege that may be relevant in the context of third party funding in

Erosion of the Corporate Attorney-Client Protection in Europe
  • Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • June 6 2017

The internationalization of whitecollar practice has forced defense attorneys dealing with conduct in the corporate setting to become more aware of

I Have the Privilege - Legal privilege in internal investigations in the UK and the US
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • June 5 2017

When carrying out an internal investigation, a company will naturally be cautious about revealing potentially sensitive communications with its

Who is the Client for the Purposes of Legal Advice Privilege? English High Court Confirms Narrow Scope of Legal Advice Privilege
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • April 5 2017

UK Legal Advice Privilege - A Primer British law provides two types of privilege: 1. Legal advice privilege 2. Litigation privilege Where litigation

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

Privilege in cross-border investigations and litigation: Implications of The RBS Rights Issue Litigation in the English High Court
  • Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • March 15 2017

Although the laws relating to legal professional privilege in England and attorney-client privilege in the US share a common underlying policy