Privilege and Confidentiality: An International Handbook
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: the US, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, England and Wales, Germany, India, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Nigeria, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, and the United Arab Emirates. Each chapter looks at recent developments in each jurisdiction and identifies possible strategies to enhance and strengthen the application of legal professional privilege around the world. This second edition includes a separate chapter on 'Legal Privilege and Confidentiality in Arbitration' and a new chapter on the ramifications of Europe-wide privilege and in-house counsel of the recent judgment by the ECJ in Akzo Nobel Chemicals Ltd and Akcros Chemical Ltd v Commission of the European Communities (September 2010), which has put the spotlight on legal professional privilege.
Publication Date: 5/31/2012