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When Your “Client” is Your Company’s Investor, How is Attorney-Client Privilege Applied?

Posted by Andrew Solomon on Nov 20, 2015 9:25:27 AM

When your Client is your Company's Investor, What about Attorney-Client Privilege

In the corporate context, the attorney-client privilege’s application is rarely straightforward. When tested in court, the privilege’s very existence often turns on crucial questions that may not have been considered at the time of the communication. Was the advice primarily business or legal? Which employees qualify as “clients”? Was the advice rendered to assist in the commission of a transaction that might later be viewed as fraudulent? 

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Topics: attorney-client privilege, fiduciary exception

Data Breach? Top 10 Things to Do Next

Posted by Gerry Silver on Nov 6, 2015 12:04:43 PM

Whether you are in-house counsel or external counsel, upon first hearing of a massive data breach affecting your client, your first reaction will likely be at least a twinge of panic.  So first, take a deep breath and calm down.  Unfortunately, these days this happens all the time.  Below are the top ten things to do after enjoying that deep breath.

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Topics: data breach, data security, attorney-client privilege

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