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    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,...

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