Waiver Of Privilege In Business Transactions: Don’t Look Before You Leap

Law360, New York (May 8, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Savvy businesses recognize the value of buying and selling assets or companies, and the licensing of technology, but many fail to recognize that a myriad of attorney-client privilege issues arise when undertaking these transactions, and that any privilege may be quickly lost unless the potential pitfalls are dealt with appropriately.

* Pre-Acquisition Considerations: How Much Information Is Too Much? *

Before acquiring another company, its assets (e.g., products, patents, or know-how), or a license, potential buyers/licensees typically conduct a due diligence investigation seeking information. But how...
To view the full article, register now.

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.