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Lincoln Derr PLLC
While our profession as a whole has experienced many changes, central and unchanged among them has been its dedication to service and community.
Hogan Lovells
2019 marked a new beginning for Hogan Lovells with the launch of the global, cross-practice Crisis Leadership Team.
Hogan Lovells
Some high-level considerations regarding what a company could do before and when faced with a government investigation.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
One critical issue to consider in responding to an investigative request is whether by producing the requested data, the company will be waiving a privilege or violating legal confidentiality obligations.
Duane Morris LLP
The burden of proving that the attorney-client privilege applies to a particular communication is on the party asserting the privilege.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
In a recent decision, the Delaware Court of Chancery ruled that the seller in a merger could enforce a provision in the merger agreement protecting its privilege over premerger emails with its counsel.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Choices made at the outset of a crisis can play a critical role in a company's ability to maintain future privilege claims. Recent cases highlight the risks of:
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
In a case concerning violations of the Investment Advisors Act, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York ("SDNY") held that compliance communications are not protected.
Reed Smith
It is a fairly common situation. A company is facing an issue that someone thinks the board of directors ought to know about, so general counsel retains outside counsel to provide advice
Shearman & Sterling LLP
In Shareholder Representative Services LLC v. RSI Holdco, LLC, C.A. No. 2018-0517-KSJM (Del. Ch. May 29, 2019), the Delaware Court of Chancery applied guidance from its earlier ruling
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In Shareholder Representative Services LLC v. RSI Holdco, LLC, C.A. No. 2018-0517-KSJM (Del. Ch. May 29, 2019), the Delaware Court of Chancery held that a merger agreement provision assigning pre-merger privilege ...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
In Shareholder Representative Services LLC v. RSI Holdco, LLC, No. 2018-0517-KSJM, 2019 WL 2290916 (Del. Ch. May 29, 2019)
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
On May 6, 2019, a magistrate judge in the Southern District of New York ruled that emails exchanged among a company
McDermott Will & Emery
If the Delaware Office of Unclaimed Property believes that a person may have filed an "inaccurate, incomplete, or false report," the State Escheator may authorize a "compliance review" under Del. Code Ann. tit. 12, § 1170(b).
Milbank LLP
Regulators in the U.K. and the U.S. are increasingly placing pressure on companies to provide materials considered to be protected by legal privilege.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
The average amount of time the antitrust agencies spend reviewing significant mergers has ballooned in recent years.
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
Every general counsel over the course of his or her career will face the need to conduct an internal investigation into events at the company.
Holland & Knight
The Washington Supreme Court held in a 5-4 vote that attorney-client privilege does not apply to communications between corporate counsel and former corporate employees...
Troutman Sanders LLP
After a merger or acquisition, who is entitled to the seller's privileged documents post-closing?
Jones Day
In June 2016, New York's highest court reversed an important 2014 decision by an intermediate appellate court that had expanded the application of the common interest doctrine...
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