Attorney-Client Privilege Concerns for the Global In-House Counsel

ACC Annual Meeting

10/30/2013 09:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Litigation and Product Liability and Counseling

Los Angeles Convention Center
1201 S Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Erin M. Bosman

Erin M. Bosman

Speaking Engagement

Many in-house practitioners work in multi-national corporations. Oftentimes, their assigned business units operate across national boundaries, with legal advice delivered to business heads/executives in various parts of the world. Many jurisdictions do not recognize the attorney-client privilege, making legal advice rendered subject to disclosure/discovery. Our panel will explore the basis for the attorney-client privilege, where it does/does not exist, and how to intermarry the lack of attorney-client privilege with the way a practitioner delivers advice of counsel in an international business environment and manages litigation/discovery issues that arise.

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