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Courts wise up to privilege defence in consultancy report disclosure battles

By Will Barbieri

10 June 2020

Courts wise up to privilege defence in consultancy report disclosure battles
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Capital One has filed an objection to a 26 May ruling that a cybersecurity report into a 2019 data breach is not protected by work product doctrine, arguing that litigation was the “driving force” behind the document