No legal privilege in-house

Javaid, Makbool
October 2010
People Management;10/14/2010, p30
The article discusses the ruling in the case Akzo Nobel Chemicals Ltd. and Akcros Chemicals Ltd. v. European Commission wherein the European Court of Justice upheld a previous ruling that communications with in-house lawyers do not form part of the legal profession privilege.


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