“Preserving the Attorney-Client Privilege in Cross-Border Internal Investigations” by James Walker published by The FCPA Report

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June 26, 2013

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP partner James Q. Walker authored “Preserving the Attorney-Client Privilege in Cross-Border Internal Investigations,” an article published by The FCPA Report. In the article, Mr. Walker describes difficult privilege issues that arise when attorneys conduct cross-border internal investigations, and steps to consider to preserve privilege protection of investigation materials.

Issues discussed include: (1) the complexities that arise in connection with conducting witness interviews in cross-border investigations; (2) the difference between the law of privilege in the U.S. and other jurisdictions; (3) the considerations involved when communicating with foreign in-house counsel; and (4) pitfalls associated with ignoring data privacy rules.

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