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Ex-CEO’s “careless disclosure” waived privilege, says DOJ

By Ines Kagubare

21 October 2019

Ex-CEO’s “careless disclosure” waived privilege, says DOJ
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The DOJ is locked in a legal battle with a former CEO, who is accused of bribing a foreign official, over whether a document she created at the request of her defence lawyer is privileged.