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  • Podcast 598: Business protection - What to do when it goes wrong

    Video Podcast

    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.

  • Business protection: What to do when it goes wrong


    Submitted: 15 June 2017

    Materials from our webinar where Angus McLean, Paul Baker and Anna Shelley discussed what to do when key businesses assets such as confidential information, intellectual property or customer connections have been compromised.

  • A privilege lesson from Singapore

    Blog Post

    Submitted: 09 June 2017

    The Singapore Court of Appeal has considered when and where privilege might be lost if privileged information gets into the public domain.

  • Legal Professional Privilege - Director of the SFO v Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation Limited


    Submitted: 30 May 2017

    Privilege expert and Simmons & Simmons' Senior Partner, Colin Passmore, is joined by colleagues Patrick Boylan, Elizabeth Williams and Adam Brown to provide further detail on the implications of the recent judgment in Director of the SFO v Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation Limited [2017] EWHC 1017 (QB).

  • Privilege and Investigations: The ENRC case


    Submitted: 16 May 2017

    ​The SFO has successfully challenged assertions of privilege over documents created in an internal investigation, with important ramifications.

  • Crime, fraud and investigations in 2017: Guidance on privilege


    Last Reviewed: 03 March 2017 / Submitted: 05 January 2017

    2017 could see the most important decision on privilege in a decade and will see new guidance from the law society on privilege in internal investigations.

  • Privilege and corporate clients: the wait goes on


    Submitted: 03 February 2017

    The appeal in the RBS Rights Issue Litigation is withdrawn, meaning the wait for a challenge to the narrow interpretation of legal privilege within companies continues.

  • Legal professional privilege: who is the “client”?


    Submitted: 23 January 2017

    Following our article and conference call on The RBS Rights Issue Litigation [2016] EWHC 3161 (Ch), we now consider in more detail Hildyard J’s suggestion that in a corporate context only those who constitute part of the “directing mind and will” of a corporation can be treated for the purpose of legal advice privilege as being, or being a qualifying emanation of, the “client”.

  • FCA discussion paper on Senior Managers and Certification Regime Restricted access


    Last Reviewed: 11 January 2017 / Submitted: 06 October 2016

    The FCA has published a discussion paper about how those heading up the legal function in firms should be treated under the Senior Managers and Certification regime.

  • Legal professional privilege - the RBS Rights Issue Litigation Restricted access

    Conference Call

    Submitted: 09 January 2017

    This session examines the consequences of the decision in the RBS Rights Issue Litigation on the unavailability of legal advice privilege (LAP) in relation to the conduct of interviews in the course of an internal investigation.

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