Ryan Ruling Considers Confidentiality Issues

Law360, New York (May 12, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Delaware Court of Chancery's 2007 finding in Ryan v. Gifford, waiving a board-appointed special committee's attorney-client privilege with its outside counsel, sent a wave of alarm to spread through the ranks of corporate counsel nationwide. But the court provided direction to help corporations avoid the pitfalls that the plaintiffs there stumbled into, say Patrick O. Hunnius and Amanda L. Hayes of White & Case LLP.

On Nov. 30, 2007, the Chancery Court of Delaware issued an opinion involving a California-based corporation that initially caused a...
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