Jean-Philippe Gille, President of the French Association of Company Lawyers (AFJE), gave an overview of the ongoing developments in French, which has been translated here below.
CJEU Decision reinforces the value of LPP
The case concerned an amended Directive that introduced an obligation to report any potentially aggressive tax-planning cross-border tax arrangements to the competent authorities.
Legal privilege and the DPO role for in-house counsel – incompatible or unavoidable?
On 21 October 2022, the General Council of the Portuguese Bar Association, in conjunction with the IAEA (the Institute of Corporate Lawyers and Associations) and ECLA, held a conference on the Challenges of Corporate Law.
Brexit and Legal Professional Privilege in cross-border situations
Cross-border legal correspondence between companies and individuals based in the UK and in the EU should understand when LPP applies and what regulates it.
Why Legal Professional Privilege is in the interest of all concerned
An opinion paper submitted by Eric Gardner de Béville, previously General Counsel at Coca-Cola
France, Spain & Portugal, consultant and member of the Cercle Montesquieu
Swiss mulling on LPP for civil proceedings
Though preliminary in nature, it is positive to see discussions developing under the Swiss jurisdiction on extending lpp to corporate lawyers
England’s Court of Appeal affirms “absolute nature” of legal privilege
The Courts reaffirm one of the key tenets of the common law system