The decision protects third-party sharing of attorney-client privileged information and attorney work product when a common legal interest exists.
Companies that may be affected are advised to take action as soon as possible.
The privacy and security law landscape is constantly expanding, and companies must be particularly attentive to ensure they remain compliant.
Commercial borrowers whose creditworthiness was unimpeachable a few years ago may now be struggling.
Whether prompted by alleged fraud, regulatory non-compliance, company policy violations, sexual harassment, or other misconduct, internal investigations all depend upon a fundamental element: witness interviews.
The Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced on January 18, 2022, that they are jointly undertaking a review of the existing merger guidelines.
On Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court reinstated a stay of OSHA's COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) applicable to employers with 100 or more employees.
Under a test recently adopted by the Minnesota Supreme Court, investigative reports may be unexpectedly stripped of their privileged status absent proper precautions by counsel.
Late Friday, Dec. 17, 2021, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals lifted the stay previously placed on OSHA's COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS), putting large employers back on notice that they need to comply with the ETS.
Lawsuits have been filed around the country challenging OSHA's COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) issued Nov. 5, 2021.