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提交: 07 June 2019
There are very few instances where statutory powers interfere with a client’s entitlement to assert privilege.
One concerning exception is so-called “technical” abrogations, which are beginning to spread.
提交: 17 January 2019
In this blog post Colin Passmore considers Jet2 v CAA, in which Morris J. held that claims for LAP are subject to a dominant purpose test.
提交: 04 December 2018
This blog post examines the second of two recent post ENRC decisions on litigation privilege.
This blog post examines the first of two recent post ENRC decisions on litigation privilege.
提交: 21 November 2018
Now the fuss over the decision in SFO v ENRC decision has died down, it is worth focussing on comments the Court of Appeal made about the interplay between privilege and Deferred Prosecution Agreements (DPAs).
最后审查: 19 September 2018 / 提交: 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.
提交: 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.
提交: 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.
提交: 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.
提交: 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.
2019 08 12 Mon
The Central Bank of Ireland issued a letter to the funds industry on 17 November 2017, which highlighted the need for the boards of self-managed UCITS and AIFs and externally appointed UCITS management companies and alternative investment fund managers to ensure that funds under their remit were adequately prepared for the impact of Brexit, including the extent to which updates would be required to fund documentation.
A researcher from Oxford University has sent a fake subject access request to over 150 companies in order to prove how the “right of access” under Article 15 of the GDPR can be easily exploited by malicious attackers to steal sensitive personal information.
2019 08 01 Thu
This blog post examines the recent decision in Engie Fabricom UK Ltd v MW High Tech Projects Ltd, and the difficulties the parties faced concerning a jurisdictional issue relating to whether or not the project works were “construction operations” under the Construction Act 1996.
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