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Managing International Investigations: Conceptions of Attorney-Client Privilege and Their Effect on Internal Investigations

TerraLex Connections

  • October 04, 2017

While attorney-client privilege is sacrosanct in the United States, the concept is much more fluid and contentious in Germany and many other European countries. The raiding of Jones Day's Munich offices this year as part of the German investigation into the Volkswagen emissions scandal reinforces the importance of companies examining how attorney-client privilege is construed in different jurisdictions.

Katherine Graham and Rick Glaser help companies with that examination in this article for TerraLex Connections, the newsletter for one of the world's leading international legal networks. Parker Poe is TerraLex's only North Carolina law firm. Through its network, businesses worldwide rely on our attorneys for responsive, excellent, and seamless service.