Privilege and Confidentiality: An International Handbook

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About Privilege and Confidentiality: An International Handbook

Co-published with the IBA Privilege and Confidentiality: An International Handbook provides an overview of legal professional privilege, both legal advice privilege and litigation privilege, and confidentiality for in-house and outside counsel in the following jurisdictions: Australia; Brazil; Canada; Chile; China; England and Wales; Germany; India; Japan; Mexico; Netherlands; Nigeria; Russia; South Africa; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Turkey; UAE; USA Each chapter looks at the recent developments in this critical area in... Read more

About Privilege and Confidentiality: An International Handbook

Co-published with the IBA

Privilege and Confidentiality: An International Handbook provides an overview of legal professional privilege, both legal advice privilege and litigation privilege, and confidentiality for in-house and outside counsel in the following jurisdictions: Australia; Brazil; Canada; Chile; China; England and Wales; Germany; India; Japan; Mexico; Netherlands; Nigeria; Russia; South Africa; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Turkey; UAE; USA

Each chapter looks at the recent developments in this critical area in each jurisdiction and identifies possible strategies to enhance and strengthen the application of legal professional privilege around the world. Includes a separate chapter on Legal Privilege and Confidentiality in Arbitration and a new chapter on the ramifications on privilege and in-house counsel Europe wide of the recent judgment by the ECJ in Akzo Nobel Chemicals Ltd and Akcros Chemical Ltd v Commission of the European Communities (Sept 2010) which has put the spotlight on legal professional privilege.

Table of Contents

Legal Privilege and Confidentiality in Australia;
Legal Privilege and Confidentiality in Brazil;
Legal Privilege in Canada;
Confidentiality in Canadian Litigation;
Legal Privilege and Confidentiality in China;
Legal Privilege and Confidentiality in England and Wales;
Legal Privilege and Confidentiality in Germany;
Legal Privilege and Confidentiality in India;
Legal Privilege and Confidentiality in Japan;
Legal Privilege and Confidentiality in Mexico;
Legal Privilege and Confidentiality in the Netherlands;
Legal Privilege and Confidentiality in Poland;
Legal Privilege and Confidentiality in Russia;
Legal Privilege and Confidentiality in South Africa;
Legal Privilege and Confidentiality in Spain;
Legal Privilege and Confidentiality in Sweden;
Legal Privilege and Confidentiality in Switzerland;
Legal Privilege and Confidentiality in Turkey;
Legal Privilege and Confidentiality in the United Arab Emirates;
Legal Privilege in the United States;
Confidentiality in the United States;
The Akzo Judgment: EU Privilege Rules in the Context of EU Competition Investigations;
Legal Privilege and Confidentiality in Arbitration.

Publishing Details

Publication Date: 31 May 2012
ISBN: 9781847668868
Binding: Hardback
Edition: 2

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