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Dernière révision: 19 September 2018 / Envoyé: 01 May 2018
The Divisional Court has added support to the proposition that litigation privilege is not available in a criminal context until the prosecution authorities have decided actually to prosecute.
Envoyé: 21 August 2018
This post looks at a recent decision which highlights concerns that the threshold required to be reached to invoke the exception is being weakened.
Envoyé: 01 March 2018
This blog post considers the common interest privilege issues arising out of the judgment of Andrew Smith J in Accident Exchange Ltd & Anor v McLean & Ors.
Envoyé: 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.
Envoyé: 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.
Envoyé: 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.
Dernière révision: 10 October 2017 / Envoyé: 18 July 2017
ENRC and RBS Rights Issue Litigation: where are we now?
Envoyé: 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).
Envoyé: 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.
Envoyé: 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.
09 Nov 2018
The Court of Appeal has dismissed the contractor, S&T’s appeal against the TCC judgment in Grove Developments Limited v S&T (UK) Limited.
30 Oct 2018
The Court of Appeal has confirmed that the Data Protection Act does not exclude vicarious liability for tortious privacy actions such as breach of confidence and misuse of private information and has left the door open for further group actions arising from a cyber or data breach.
11 Oct 2018
The judgment in Richard Lloyd v Google LLC handed down on Monday of this week (08 October 2018) makes grim reading for litigation funders and claimant firms seeking to embark on speculative data protection class actions on behalf of data subjects but gives some comfort to data controllers and processors who have been concerned about the proliferation of group claims or quasi-class actions of this nature following the case of Various Claimants v Wm Morrisons Supermarket PLC.
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