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A round up of the key developments in dispute resolution that you should be looking out for in 2017
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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: 08 February 2018
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: 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: 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.
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?
Reviewing the more interesting cases arising under the law of legal professional privilege.
Amsterdam 6 March 2018
London 7 March 2018
London 8 March 2018
Munich 26 April 2018
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