BOARD EMAILS NOT PROTECTED BY PRIVILEGE, RULES LONDON COURT

Out-Law on 5th December reported that, while many organisations may have assumed that discussions amongst the board about a settlement of a dispute would be covered by litigation privilege, emails between board members discussing the possible commercial settlement of a dispute can be used against the business in litigation, according to a ruling by the Court of Appeal.

https://www.out-law.com/en/articles/2018/december/board-emails-not-protected-by-privilege-rules-london-court/

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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