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Independent counsel reviews “may effectively cripple” Dutch privilege claims

By James Thomas

02 December 2019

Independent counsel reviews “may effectively cripple” Dutch privilege claims A'DAM Tower, the venue of the White-Collar Academy’s fifth Anti-Corruption Conference (Credit: iStock.com/badahos)

The Dutch legal community is unsure whether employing a third party to review privilege issues, as happens in the UK, would work in the Netherlands.