Topic: Professional secrecy

IBA hits out at UN, OECD and FATF over privilege comments

The International Bar Association has published a statement defending the principle of legal professional privilege from “international attack”.

17 January 2022

Former Raiffeisen lawyer penalised for leaking legal report

12 November 2021

French lawyers ask president to amend legal advice privilege bill

“Clients just won’t have confidence in speaking to their attorney; the whole point of having an attorney-client relationship will just die,” said one white-collar lawyer.

26 October 2021

ENRC adds SFO official to leak lawsuit

22 October 2021

A look back at GIR Connect: Paris

The virtual conference featured a keynote from Total general counsel Aurélien Hamelle and was co-chaired by Jonathan Mattout of Herbert Smith Freehills and Laura Perkins of Hughes Hubbard & Reed. A video of the entire programme is online now.

05 October 2021

SEC fines EY and partners for obtaining confidential information

03 August 2021

Former SFO official admits being “a little naïve” about dealings with Dechert lawyer

The Serious Fraud Office’s former interim director has told a London court that he was “a little naïve” about his interactions with a lawyer representing the Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation, as he was looking into potential corruption by the mining company.

28 July 2021

Meng: HSBC documents contradict US arguments in extradition case

30 June 2021

Greensill founder accused of using SFO investigation to duck public scrutiny

17 June 2021

US court permits ex-CFTC official to testify in JPMorgan spoofing case

07 May 2021

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