16 September 2020
A judge overseeing a dispute between Russian oil company Tatneft and four Ukranian businessmen, including Igor Kolomoisky, has ruled that foreign lawyers’ communications are protected by legal professional privilege.
10 June 2020
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
30 April 2020
Japanese lawyers have welcomed the prospect of attorney-client privilege in the country’s judicial landscape but said it could be a long time before it applies to white-collar cases.
30 March 2020
An English judge has dismissed part of a disclosure application by Dechert, stating that there is no reason to believe there were systematic problems in Kazakh miner ENRC’s privilege claims over documents connected to a legal malpractice lawsuit.
20 February 2020
The ruling rejects the notion that email attachments are privileged simply because they are linked to privileged communications.
02 December 2019
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.
12 November 2019
German lawyers are concerned that a proposed German corporate criminal liability law does not go far enough in protecting attorney-client communications.
30 October 2019
Legal experts in the Netherlands have said that a recent privilege ruling against Anglo-Dutch oil company Shell will likely not stand up in an appeals court.
30 August 2019
German lawyers have hailed a proposed law that drastically increases fines for corporate misconduct as a watershed moment in the country’s white-collar crime enforcement landscape.
14 August 2019
Australia’s High Court has thrown out Glencore’s attempt to block the country’s tax authority from analysing Paradise Papers documents.
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