In Civil Aviation Authority v R (on the application of Jet2 Ltd) 2020 EWCA Civ 35, the English Court of Appeal provided clear guidance on the position of Legal Advice Privilege and multiparty emails.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
At the end of 2019, the Second Circuit finally weighed in on an issue that has divided federal courts considering applications for discovery pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1782
Mandamus appeals are difficult to win. That's one reason that we were intrigued to read In re Williams-Sonoma, Inc., ___ F.3d ___, 2020 WL 131360 ...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
In a January 14, 2020, order, the Northern District of Illinois granted in part and denied in part, a plaintiff's motion to compel the production of documents withheld as privileged.
Notable developments in the e-discovery and information governance space in 2019 included the lead-up to the California Consumer Privacy Act,...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
A new change to California's Civil Discovery Act has all of the trappings of a burdensome and costly requirement for employer defendants litigating in California state court.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The decision was entered in an action brought by a software developer against Google.
Someone asked us the other day whether spoliation sanctions could lie against a non-party for alleged loss/destruction of electronically stored information sought through a third-party subpoena.
Arnold & Porter
Does the common interest doctrine apply to all communications between a relator and the government?
Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP
eDiscovery is the procedure by which parties involved in litigation preserve, collect, review, and exchange information in electronic formats in order to use that information as evidence.
A former employee of a Fortune 500 client has sued over the noncompete provision in the company's employment contracts.
Earlier this year, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law two bills authored by Senator Tom Umberg (D-Orange County), SB 370 and SB 17...
Williams & Connolly
International Arbitration Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of United States, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Morrison & Foerster LLP
A random Twitter account tags a Japanese company and badmouths it in a series of tweets. Because the tweets are tagged
Berman Fink Van Horn P.C.
Under the Federal Rules of Evidence, hearsay is an out of court statement made by someone other than a party to the lawsuit that is offered to prove the truth of the matter asserted in the statement.
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
Parties may now seek discovery from district courts within the Sixth Circuit for use in foreign private arbitrations.
Multinational corporations with U.S. operations may be forced to produce documents located abroad in aid of foreign proceedings.
Butler Snow LLP
In 2010, Fed. R. Civ. P. 26 was amended to require full expert reports and other disclosures for retained expert witnesses,
Duane Morris LLP
Cross-border commercial disputes are common in today's interconnected global economy and can involve witnesses...
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP
Companies facing government investigations frequently choose to have their counsel make presentations to the government about the relevant facts and law