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Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Under the "common-interest doctrine," attorney-client communications regarding patent strength, prosecution, licensing, and enforceability may remain privileged...
Scott & Scott LLP
Technical teams respond to a software publisher's or a third party's audit request and provide significant amounts of data without notifying anyone on the corporate governance or the legal teams.
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...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Like so many New York lawyers, I was happy when the First Department decided Stock v. Schnader Harrison, Segal & Lewis, LLP, 35 N.Y.S.3d 31 (1st Dept. 2016 (Stock).
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
This past July (2016), the First Department became the first appeals court in New York to recognize the "intra-firm privilege," holding that certain communications between a lawyer and his or her firm's General Counsel are protected by the attorney-client privilege.
McDermott Will & Emery
Michael Peregrine and William Schuman wrote this bylined article on how the emerging best practice of granting general counsel greater organizational prominence can have an unintended consequence...
Troutman Sanders LLP
After a merger or acquisition, who is entitled to the seller's privileged documents post-closing?
Proskauer Rose LLP
While attorneys provide legal advice to their clients, they are sometimes the recipients of such advice from their own counsel, including in-house firm counsel.
McDermott Will & Emery
Alison Nadel and Erika Pont wrote this bylined article on whether parties to a transaction should share legal advice among themselves to save money and time.
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...
Jones Day
On July 13, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission voted to adopt amendments to the rules of practice that govern its Administrative Proceedings ("APs").
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
This opinion has important implications for communications between attorneys and clients, particularly in commercial contexts.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
New York's highest court has rejected an attempt to expand the state's common-interest doctrine, and reinstated the New York rule that the doctrine only applies in the context of actual or threatened litigation.
Butler Snow LLP
The Tennessee Business Court has provided additional guidance to commercial litigators concerning internecine legal battles between members of limited liability companies.
Dentons
I could tolerate last year's war of words between David Crosby and Neil Young.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The trial court sided with NAMA and ordered Greenberg to produce all 3,000 pages of documents.
Davis & Gilbert
There can be no question that business and legal transactions have become increasingly multi-disciplinary and complex.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
The modern business landscape is replete with examples of privileged legal communications occurring outside traditional corporate silos.
Blank Rome
Upon receiving an insurance claim from its policyholder, an insurer is obligated to promptly and reasonably investigate, adjust, and determine whether to pay a claim.
Blank Rome LLP
NAMA Holdings involved a discovery dispute arising out of a series of legal proceedings between the managers of Alliance Network, LLC ("Alliance"), the law firm of Greenberg Traurig, LLP ("Greenberg")...
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Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Under the "common-interest doctrine," attorney-client communications regarding patent strength, prosecution, licensing, and enforceability may remain privileged...
Scott & Scott LLP
Technical teams respond to a software publisher's or a third party's audit request and provide significant amounts of data without notifying anyone on the corporate governance or the legal teams.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
This past July (2016), the First Department became the first appeals court in New York to recognize the "intra-firm privilege," holding that certain communications between a lawyer and his or her firm's General Counsel are protected by the attorney-client privilege.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Like so many New York lawyers, I was happy when the First Department decided Stock v. Schnader Harrison, Segal & Lewis, LLP, 35 N.Y.S.3d 31 (1st Dept. 2016 (Stock).
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...
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?
Morrison & Foerster LLP
New York's highest court has rejected an attempt to expand the state's common-interest doctrine, and reinstated the New York rule that the doctrine only applies in the context of actual or threatened litigation.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
This opinion has important implications for communications between attorneys and clients, particularly in commercial contexts.
Butler Snow LLP
The Tennessee Business Court has provided additional guidance to commercial litigators concerning internecine legal battles between members of limited liability companies.
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