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McGrath Tonner
Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Cayman Islands, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
United States
Ward and Smith, P.A.
Parties to a lawsuit often find themselves on the "same side of the courtroom" as other entities or individuals. In these instances, where a party is one of multiple (or many) co-plaintiffs or co-defendants...
Foley & Lardner
Discovery requests in product liability litigation matters are often a costly and time-consuming black hole. They consume precious resources manufacturers and distributors could use to build up their businesses...
Mayer Brown
An automobile manufacturer sues a car dealership chain in federal district court.
Debevoise & Plimpton
In Alexander Nix v Emerdata Limited [2022] EWHC 718 (Comm), the High Court held that it did not have jurisdiction to grant permission to serve a third- party disclosure application on a...
Proskauer Rose LLP
The Sixth Circuit recently issued a mixed opinion in a 401(k) plan investment litigation. The Court upheld the dismissal of the plaintiffs' fiduciary-breach claims relating...
Freeman Mathis & Gary
On July 5, 2022, a U.S. District Court Judge upheld an order requiring a major law firm to produce documents related to its communications with a Philadelphia-based casino...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The article then examines the current framework employed by various courts in evaluating requests for discovery pursuant to Sec. 1782.
Freeman Mathis & Gary
The SJC was tasked with determining whether the litigation privilege protected the attorney.
Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello
When parties agree to arbitrate their disputes, they consent to have an arbitrator, rather than a court, resolve disputes about whether particular documents are discoverable, including whether the documents are privileged.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In Spencer v. Barks, the defendant, Ms. Barks, was the driver of a golf-cart while the plaintiff, Ms. Spencer, was the passenger in the golf cart driven by Barks.
Holland & Knight
After reading an earlier IP/Decode post about hashing, my friend Jenny Rossman reached out to explain how law enforcement was using hash values to fight the spread of child pornography.
Proskauer Rose LLP
If a request for legal advice goes unanswered, is it really a request for legal advice?
Jenner & Block
In our last newsletter, we analyzed the reluctance of courts to apply privilege to the work of forensic computer consultants following data breaches.
Mayer Brown
A large financial services firm engaged outside counsel and an eDiscovery provider for an internal investigation relating to trading activities that may result in the need for disclosures...
Proskauer Rose LLP
In the recent case of Kyla Shipping Co Ltd v Freight Trading Ltd [2022] EWHC 376 (Comm) the English Commercial Court rejected a claim to litigation privilege over preliminary investigations conducted by ...
Holland & Knight
What Evidentiary Privileges Apply When a Lawyer Is Also a Professor and When a Lawyer Acts as Both Legal Counsel and Political Advisor?
Womble Bond Dickinson
Certain information generated by your company, even the results of entire investigations, may be legally protected from exposure to people outside the company.
Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
Traditionally, only communications made for the purpose of giving or receiving legal advice have received the protections of the attorney-client privilege.
Harris Beach
When defending litigation in one state, mass tort defendants must consider other jurisdictions' rules. For example, while some states generally prohibit a plaintiff from using a defendant's discovery
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