Protecting Attorney-Client Privileges During an Audit or Investigation

recording Protecting Attorney-Client Privileges During an Audit or Investigation

You Will Learn:

  • Key legal issues surrounding the attorney-client privilege in investigations and audits
  • Who has the privilege
  • What privilege protects or how privilege can be lost
  • How privilege can be inadvertently waived
  • How to shield information
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$365.00
 

A critical issue faced by in-house counsel is how to keep their communications privileged.

Courts require that corporations prove that communications/documents shared with in-house counsel are protected by the attorney-client privilege. If you’re unable to satisfy this burden, you could be required to produce confidential attorney-client communications in court.  Once exposed, the information could cost you the case!

Learning Objectives

During this information-packed webinar, counsel will learn best practices for guiding a company in protecting attorney-client privileges during an audit or investigation, and when negotiating a deal.

  • Key legal issues surrounding the attorney-client privilege in investigations and audits
  • Who has the privilege
  • What privilege protects or how privilege can be lost
  • How privilege can be inadvertently waived
  • How to shield information
  • Advice on disclosure without waiving the company’s privileges
  • Complications that arise due to the dual nature of in-house counsels role
  • Privilege issues that arise from ‘non-attorney’ communications
  • How to segregate business and legal advice
  • Steps to take to maximize privilege protection
  • How foreign privilege laws affect privilege

Product ID: 5574

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Faculty

Ray Guy
Ray Guy
Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

T. Ray Guy, a Litigation partner and head of Weil’s Litigation practice in Dallas, concentrates his practice on the trial and supervision of civil litigation in federal and state courts and in arbitrations. For more than 30 years he has represented a wide range of clients in complex cases, including securities, private equity and hedge fund litigation; class actions; fiduciary duty and partnership disputes; technology litigation; fraud and bad faith litigation; and constitutional law. Mr. Guy, who is admitted to practice in Texas and New York, is Board Certified as a Specialist in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

John O’Connor
John O’Connor
Associate, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

John O'Connor is a Litigation associate based in Dallas who concentrates his practice on complex commercial litigation in federal and state courts, arbitrations, and mediations. He has participated in litigating a wide range of disputes, including complex securities actions, fraud and bad faith litigation, corporate disputes, insurance disputes, and technology litigation. Mr. O'Connor has also been on teams representing companies and board committees in internal investigations and bankruptcy-related matters, including plan confirmation and claim disputes.

Continuing Education Units

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    C4CM provides audio conference attendees with CLE credit processing services. To expedite C4CM processing your CLE request, please complete and submit the evaluation form available from C4CM at the conclusion of the audio conference. It will be necessary to enter the following information: name of each attorney requesting CLEs with full contact information, including e-mail address, bar number, and the state in which the attorney wants credits. Each attorney requesting credits must submit an evaluation.

    Please be advised C4CM audio conferences are subject to approval from each CLE issuing organization and approval is not guaranteed (state bar associations in Delaware, Indiana, Kansas, Ohio, and Pennsylvania do not grant CLE credits for audio conferences). The approval process takes approximately 6 – 8 weeks for most organizations but can take as long as 3 – 4 months. You will be notified via e-mail with the final status of your CLE application.

    Any person applying for CLE credits must attend the audio conference from start to finish (attendance will be taken for compliance reasons). Requests for CLE credits must be received no later than two weeks following the conclusion of the audio conference or live conference. CLE credits are not available for CD recordings.

    If you have any questions regarding CLE credits, contact Jill Adler at 631.368.2082 x 21 or jill.adler@meeting-matters.com.

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