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Privilege and Confidentiality: An International Handbook provides an overview of legal professional privilege, both legal advice privilege and litigation privilege, and confidentiality for in-house and outside counsel in the following jurisdictions: Australia; Brazil; Canada; Chile; China; England and Wales; Germany; India; Japan; Mexico; Netherlands; Nigeria; Russia; South Africa; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Turkey; UAE; USA
Each chapter looks at the recent developments in this critical area in each jurisdiction and identifies possible strategies to enhance and strengthen the application of legal professional privilege around the world. Includes a separate chapter on Legal Privilege and Confidentiality in Arbitration and a new chapter on the ramifications on privilege and in-house counsel Europe wide of the recent judgment by the ECJ in Akzo Nobel Chemicals Ltd and Akcros Chemical Ltd v Commission of the European Communities (Sept 2010) which has put the spotlight on legal professional privilege.