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Legal Professional Privilege Breakfast Seminar

24 February 20117:45 AM - 9:30 AM (CST) Hong Kong

Three aspects of privilege were visited in recent court decisions. They serve as a timely reminder of the common pitfalls which corporations may face when they find they have inadvertently lost privilege over documents.

  • Legal advice privilege not available to tax advice given by accountants - R (on the application of Prudential Plc) v Special Commissioner of Income
  • "Without prejudice" negotiations may be admitted in court for interpretation of the settlement agreements - Oceanbulk Shipping and Trading SA v TMT Asia Ltd
  • In-house legal advice not attract privilege in EU competition investigations - Akzo Nobel Chemicals Ltd and another v Commission of the European Communities

The Litigation, Arbitration and Employment (LAE) Group of Hogan Lovells in Hong Kong is hosting a seminar to highlight and discuss the issues in this area.

Content highlights:

  • Recent developments on Legal Professional Privilege
  • The golden rules for preserving privilege
  • The common pitfalls

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Hogan Lovells - Boardroom
11/F, One Pacific Place
88 Queensway
Hong Kong

Hong Kong
Hong Kong

24 February 2011
7:45 AM - 9:30 AM (CST)

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