Privilege and the In-House Lawyer: Ethical and Practical Dimensions
In today's litigation environment, preserving lawyer-client privilege becomes ever-more important. However in inter-shareholder disputes or corporate battles, internal communications present traps for in-house counsel, which may jeopardize the protection of privilege. This session focuses on what business lawyers need to know about privilege.
- Who is the client?
- Intercompany communications
- The Problem of European In-House Counsel – Akzo-Nobel case
- Role ambiguity and In-House Counsel
- Discouraging dangerous paper-trails in a crisis
This program has been accredited by the LSUC for 1.5 Professionalism Hour(s).