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Does Disclosure Of Results Of Internal Investigation Constitute Subject Matter Waiver?

Last Friday, I wrote about one of the docketed appeals in Wynn Resorts, Limited v. Eight Jud. Dist. Ct., 41 Nev. Adv. Op. 52 (2017).  Today's post concerns the other docketed appeal in that case.  This appeal addressed whether disclosure of an...

at issue, attorney-client privilege, Attorney-Client Privilege/Work Product, because of test, internal investigation, James W. Hardesty, Limited, Louis Freeh, Nevada Corporations, waiver, work product doctrine, Wynn Resorts

Does Assertion Of Business Judgment Rule Waive Attorney-Client Privilege?

Nevada, like California, has codified the attorney-client privilege:

A client has a privilege to refuse to disclose, and to prevent any other person from disclosing, confidential communications:

  1. Between the client or the client’s representative...

advice of counsel, attorney-client privilege, Attorney-Client Privilege/Work Product, business judgment rule, Limited, Nevada Corporations, Nevada Supreme Court, NRS 49.095, NRS 78.138, Okada, waive, Wynn Resorts

Does Work Product Belong To The Lawyer Or The Law Firm?

California has codified the attorney work product doctrine in Section 2018.030 of the California Code of Civil Procedure.  That statute establishes two categories of protected work product.   Under subdivision (a), a "writing that reflects an...

Attorney-Client Privilege/Work Product, holder, Labor Code, privilege, Section 2860, Tucker Ellis LLP v. Superior Court, work product doctrine

Magistrate Judge Rules SEC's Attorney-Conduct Rules Preempt State Law

Last December, Chief Magistrate Judge Joseph C. Spero ruled that the SEC's attorney-conduct rules preempt California's statutory and professional rules requiring attorneys to maintain inviolate the confidences.  Wadler v. Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.,

attorney-client privilege, Attorney-Client Privilege/Work Product, Part 205 Rules, preemption, Section 6068(e), Wadler v. Bio-Rad

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