Social Media At Work - What's Allowed and What Isn't? PODCAST - Inside Law
Do You Need A Lawyer for a Federal Grand Jury Subpoena?
Most people communicating with their lawyer rightfully believe their discussions are privileged and cannot be disclosed to others without permission. However, when litigation ensues, because the attorney-client privilege...more
Our team at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck recently alerted you to the risk of corporate executives using business email accounts for personal purposes. Click here to read the first alert. In light of developing case law in...more
An interesting set of questions arises from share purchase transactions regarding the existence of, and parties to, the solicitor-client privilege over the correspondence between the parent, subsidiary and corporate counsel....more
ODEP Develops Database with 3,000 Ready-for-Hire Candidates Who Have Disabilities -
On December 5, 2012, the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) announced its new Workforce Recruitment Program. The program...more
If you attended our law firm risk managers' lunch forum in April, you will recall that two closely-watched cases - one in Georgia the other in Massachusetts - were then pending, involving the scope of the attorney - privilege...more
It's been nearly ten years since the North Carolina Supreme Court decided a case involving the attorney-client privilege. That case was In re Miller, 357 N.C. 316, 584 S.E.2d 772 (2003), which raised the question whether the...more
Piercing the Corporate Veil: VTB Capital plc v. Nutritek International Corp and Others  UKSC 5 - In a recent case, the United Kingdom Supreme Court unanimously refused to pierce the corporate veil in order to treat an...more
In This Issue:
- Editor's Overview
- View from Proskauer: Are Your Conversations Privileged under ERISA?
- Rulings, Filings, and Settlements of Interest
Characterizing Out RAGE LLC’s position as reflecting “a Pavlovian reaction that any communication in which the word ‘lawyer’ or ‘attorney’ is mentioned is the bell that causes the dog named Privilege to salivate” a federal...more
Once a lawsuit has been filed, the general rule in California is that parties have extremely broad rights to gather information from the other side. This process, called discovery, is used to allow both sides the opportunity...more