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Linkwell Investor Says Execs Waived Attorney-Client Privilege

Law360 (June 18, 2018, 9:31 PM EDT) -- Two former Linkwell Corp. executives can’t claim they complied with state law and followed the advice of Sidley Austin LLP while keeping communications that support those assertions cloaked by attorney-client privilege, an investor told a Florida federal court Monday.

Frederick Siegmund, a former Linkwell investor suing ex-CEO Xuelian Bian, vice president Wei Guan and others in a derivative suit triggered by a reverse merger and forced share sale, said the pair have raised two affirmative defenses that implicate their relationship with Sidley Austin, which waives their...
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Case Title

Siegmund v. Bian et al


Case Number

0:16-cv-62506

Court

Florida Southern

Nature of Suit

Securities/Commodities

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Federico A. Moreno

Date Filed

October 24, 2016

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