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Submitted: 15 January 2018
This blog post examines a recent US case on waiver of privilege the facts of which would, if repeated before an English Court, quite probably lead to a similar decision.
Submitted: 03 January 2018
In July 2018 the Court of Appeal will hear the appeal in SFO v ENRC, a case with major implications for privilege.
Last Reviewed: 24 October 2017 / Submitted: 11 October 2017
The recent High Court judgments in SFO v ENRC and Re RBS Rights Issue Litigation have been closely and carefully analysed by the legal community, particularly those engaged in contentious work. But the implications of those decisions for the working practices of transactional lawyers are also profound. This session explores the practical lessons to be learned.
Last Reviewed: 10 October 2017 / Submitted: 01 September 2017
Parties need to beware major differences of approach between jurisdictions as to how the courts will approach legal professional privilege.
Last Reviewed: 10 October 2017 / Submitted: 16 May 2017
The SFO has successfully challenged assertions of privilege over documents created in an internal investigation, with important ramifications.
Last Reviewed: 10 October 2017 / Submitted: 18 July 2017
ENRC and RBS Rights Issue Litigation: where are we now?
Submitted: 17 August 2017
The Court of Appeal has looked at the principles applicable when an otherwise privileged document has been mistakenly disclosed. How can such errors be prevented?
Submitted: 08 August 2017
English lawyers who focus on privilege issues are still coming to grips with the implications of the May 2017 decision in Director of the SFO v Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation Ltd (ENRC).
Submitted: 19 July 2017
The courts continue to examine different aspects of this area and Garnham J’s decision in Simkin v The Berkeley Group is the latest example.
Submitted: 19 June 2017
Paul Baker and Dr Anne Sammon discuss the key factors in mitigating and addressing the risk when business assets such as confidential information or IP have been compromised.
Reviewing the more interesting cases arising under the law of legal professional privilege.
Paris 22 January 2018
Amsterdam 23 January 2018
London 24 January 2018
Paris 25 January 2018
Amsterdam 31 January 2018
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