Tag Archives: Privilege

Beware What You Share: Privilege Waiver Risks in Investigations

In responding to regulatory and government investigations, firms are often faced with the question of how to balance the desire to cooperate with the need to preserve privilege over an internal investigation.  Financial institutions face this question additionally in their … Continue reading

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HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Moving Beyond White Privilege Towards Action….

HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Moving Beyond White Privilege Towards Action. Read more detail on Recent Law Professor posts –

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Implied Waiver Of Attorney-Client Privilege

The Tennessee Court of Appeals affirmed an order compelling disclosure of privileged communications on an implied waiver theory. This interlocutory appeal arises out of an action in which two companies brought suit against their former attorney for legal malpractice. The… … Continue reading

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Answer Regarding Whether a Test Was Performed Does Not Violate Privilege

Itex, Inc. v. Work Rite Uniform Co., No. 08 C 1224, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Mar. 31, 2011) (Kim, Mag. J.). Judge Kim granted in part defendants' motion to compel supplemental answers to defendants' requests for admission. The requests at … Continue reading

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Applying the Doctrine of Absolute Privilege

Applying the Doctrine of Absolute Privilege* Van Donsel v Schrader, 2011 NY Slip Op 03698, Appellate Division, Third Department Richard Van Donsel, the then Cortland County Attorney, sued Scott Schrader, the then Cortland County Administrator, alleging causes of action for … Continue reading

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