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Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
The decision has broad implications for the ambit of privilege during regulatory investigations.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
It is well established that the "dominant purpose" test applies in the context of litigation privilege. However, until now, it has been...
DLA Piper
In SL Claimants v Tesco plc [2019] EWHC 3315 (Ch), the High Court has held that a solicitor's attendance note did not lose privilege despite the note being disclosed
Gowling WLG
In an important decision for in-house lawyers in particular, the Court of Appeal has confirmed that documents will only benefit from legal advice privilege where they are prepared...
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
This case is thought-provoking for a number of reasons, but above all the use and treatment of the advice given by Royal Mail's economic advisers, Oxera, is of particular interest.
Clyde & Co
The Court of Appeal recently decided that legal advice given to HR on dismissing an employee for redundancy was not a "cloak" for a discriminatory dismissal
Mayer Brown
The Court of Appeal's recent judgment in Lee Victor Addlesee and others v Dentons Europe LLP1 , addressing the "novel" question of whether or not documents continue to be protected by legal advice...
Herbert Smith Freehills
The Court of Appeal has confirmed that the documents of a dissolved company remain privileged, regardless of whether there is anyone who can assert the company's privilege
Clyde & Co
The Court of Appeal has issued another important ruling on the law on legal advice privilege by overturning the decision of the Upper Tribunal (Tax and Chancery)
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
The SFO recently released its much anticipated Corporate Co-Operation Guidance[1] (the "Guidance"). It provides details of the types of behaviour expected by the SFO in order for an organisation
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
On August 6, 2019 the Serious Fraud Office ("SFO") in London published a new section of its Operational Guidance entitled Corporate Co-operation Guidance
Clyde & Co
Much has been written over the past year on developments or otherwise in the realm of legal professional privilege.
Dentons
On 6 August 2019, the SFO published "corporate co-operation guidance" contained within its Operational Handbook
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On 6 August 2019, the UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) released Guidance on what it expects from organisations seeking cooperation credit in the agency's investigations.
Gowling WLG
The principle that a client should be able to consult a lawyer in confidence without fear of having to disclose communications between them at a later date is a fundamental right that has long been recognised...
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
The United Kingdom's Serious Fraud Office may have lost the battle in its challenge of Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation (ENRC)'s claim of privilege in the Court of Appeal, but the war isn't over yet.
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
In the recent case raised by the former owners of department store chain McEwens of Perth against The Royal Bank of Scotland plc.
WilmerHale
This uncompromising position does not appear to leave much latitude to companies that wish to self-report and to assert their privilege rights.
Dentons
This note gives fuller background on this issue.
Herbert Smith Freehills
Where a claimant had already been granted permission to call an expert, and it later came to light that the claimant had previously instructed a different expert
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