Privilege in Cross-Border Matters: Navigating the Complexities
Understanding the Interplay Between U.S. and International Privilege Law and Proactively Protecting Confidential Information
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide guidance to counsel for companies doing business internationally on the application and scope of attorney-client privilege. The panel will examine the interaction between U.S. and international law as it relates to privilege and offer best practices for navigating the complexities of the issues.
- Scope of the attorney-client privilege
- International privilege rules
- Interaction between U.S. and international law regarding privilege issues
- Best practices for protecting attorney-client privilege
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- Will foreign courts give any deference to the broad protection of the American client confidentiality privilege?
- How do other countries differ in protecting confidential client communications?
- What practical steps can counsel take to ensure protection of privileged information outside the U.S.?
Steven C. Bennett
Park Jensen Bennett
Mr. Bennett's practice focuses on complex domestic and international commercial litigation and arbitration,... | Read More
Mr. Bennett's practice focuses on complex domestic and international commercial litigation and arbitration, including bankruptcy, construction, corporate governance, data security, energy, privacy, real estate and other matters. He gained extensive trial experience during six years at the Office of the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, where he served as Chief of the Tax and Bankruptcy Unit, and nearly twenty years as a partner in a major international law firm.Close
Jordan W. Cowman
Mr. Cowman focuses his law practice on transnational projects and transactions, international agreements, public... | Read More
Mr. Cowman focuses his law practice on transnational projects and transactions, international agreements, public international law and policy, and corporate compliance. He has a broad range of international experience representing and advising governments and international agencies on policy issues, as well as multinationals in an array of industries. He handles diverse employment matters, including matters related to significant operational changes such as mergers, acquisitions, business relocations or reductions in force.Close
Geoff R. Hall
Mr. Hall's practice focuses primarily on corporate and commercial litigation. He also has extensive experience in... | Read More
Mr. Hall's practice focuses primarily on corporate and commercial litigation. He also has extensive experience in bankruptcy/restructuring litigation, constitutional and administrative law litigation. He is a widely published author and presents on an array of subjects in both contract law and trial advocacy.Close