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AKZO Decision Denies Legal Privilege Protections (LPP)/Confidentiality To Clients of EU In-House Counsel

Posted in Cross Borders, Privilege

On April 29, Advocate General Juliane Kokott of the Court of Justice of the European Union issued her opinion in the case of Akzo Nobel Chemicals Ltd v. EU (Case-550/07) suggesting that legal professional privilege does not apply to communications with in-house lawyers.  [The AG’s opinion proposes that the Court should dismiss the appeal, but… Continue Reading