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Submitted: 20 February 2018
The Criminal Court of Appeal considered a claim for litigation privilege over documents generated when matters were still at an investigatory stage, agreeing with the analysis in ENRC as to when a criminal prosecution can be said to be in reasonable contemplation.
Submitted: 19 February 2018
On 07 February 2018, in the presence of the Minister of Justice, agreement protocols were signed between the Paris Court of Appeal, the Paris Commercial Court and the Paris Bar for the creation of a Chamber dedicated to the resolution of international disputes within the Paris Court of Appeal.
Submitted: 08 February 2018
This blog post looks at the case of Euro Pools v Royal Sun Alliance. Tricky questions can arise around the scope of an insured’s notification of “circumstances” under claims-made policies, particularly in the context of an ongoing investigation and evolving facts.
In Bilta v RBS the court held that notes of interviews made in the course of an investigation were covered by litigation privilege. How did this case differ from SFO v ENRC?
Submitted: 07 February 2018
Pollyanna shares her views on topical insurance issues.
This article looks at two recent Court of Appeal decisions on the interpretation of IP agreements which have shared the Supreme Court’s caution to apply a business common sense to contractual interpretation, instead opting for a strict literal interpretation where the meaning of a term is clear.
Submitted: 06 February 2018
This article considers the principles to be applied when assessing the scope of a notification of “circumstances” by an insured, and looks at the recent decision of Euro Pools Plc. v Royal and Sun Alliance Insurance Plc.  EWHC 46 (Comm).
Submitted: 02 February 2018
This blog post considers the situation where evidence is sought from a potential witness who owes a duty of confidentiality to another.
Submitted: 30 January 2018
The recent decision in Teoco UK Limited v Aircom Jersey 4 Limited and anor  EWCA Civ 23 highlights the importance of complying with procedural requirements stipulated in a contract when bringing a breach of warranty (or similar) claim.
Submitted: 29 January 2018
This blog post looks at Accident Exchange Ltd & Anor v McLean & Ors  EWHC 23 (Comm) which examines the crime-fraud exception to privilege in the context of a major motor credit hire fraud.
Reviewing the more interesting cases arising under the law of legal professional privilege.
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