Corp. Counsel Split On Attorney-Client Privilege Waiver

Law360, New York (October 14, 2009, 10:59 PM EDT) -- Corporate counsel are split on whether they support a prohibition that prevents government prosecutors from asking corporations to waive their attorney-client privilege, according to Fulbright & Jaworski LLP's 2009 Litigation Trends Survey.

The proposed prohibition is part of a bill introduced by Sen. Arlen Specter, D-Pa., the Attorney Client Privilege Protection Act, which aims to protect a privilege many lawyers say has come under attack in recent years during government enforcement actions.

Fulbright & Jaworski, which has been polling U.S. and U.K. corporate law departments annually...
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