16 septembre

Legal Privilege in the EU & the US : What’s new ?

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Jeudi 16 septembre de 17h30 à 19h00 CEST

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Concurrences, in partnership with McDermott Will & Emery, is pleased to invite you to its next webinar on legal privilege.

The following topics will be discussed by the members of the panel :
> How can you protect Legal Privilege in a voluntary internal investigation ?
> Implications for Legal Privilege regarding documents on the cloud
> DOJ new guidelines for in-house filter team (“taint teams”)
> Spain decree protecting in-house lawyers
> French proposal to extend secret professionnel to advisory activities
> Legal Privilege application for Non-EU lawyers (Dutch and Switzerland court decisions)

Anthony MARIANO | Trial Attorney, Washington Criminal II Section, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington D.C. (bio)
Martin D’HALLUIN | SVP, Global Competition Law & Policy Counsel, News Corp, New York (bio)
Stéphanie FOUGOU | Secretary General, Ingenico, Paris (bio)
Clara INGEN-HOUSZ | Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer, Group Legal Counsel (Antitrust, Anticorruption, Economic sanctions), Saint-Gobain, Paris (bio)
Javier RAMÍREZ IGLESIAS | Chair of Advocacy, Association of Corporate Counsel Europe, Madrid (bio)

Moderator : Jacques BUHART | Partner, McDermott Will & Emery, Brussels/Paris (bio)


Related articles

If you would like to read about this event’s topic, you can access the following Concurrences documents. If you do not have an access, please inquire for Subscription here.

1- Robbert Snelders, Paul Gilbert, Richard Pepper, The Rotterdam District Court rules on legal privilege for in-house lawyers (Royal Dutch Shell), 28 January 2021, e-Competitions January 2021, Art. N° 99528

2- Christophe Lemaire, Hélène Fricaudet, Visits and seizures : The French Supreme Court clarifies the conditions of seizability of lawyer-client correspondence in the context of visit and seizure operations (EDF / Dalkia, Au vieux Campeur), 20 January 2021, Concurrences N° 2-2021, Art. N° 100570, pp. 153-157

3- Nick Wolfe, James Anderson, Bill Batchelor, Frederic Depoortere, Giorgio Motta, Ingrid Vandenborre, Aurora Luoma, Alexander Kamp, The EU Commission and the UK Government publish an agreement governing post-Brexit trade relations that includes provisions regulating antitrust enforcement and cooperation , 31 December 2020, e-Competitions December 2020, Art. N° 98646

4 - Concurrences Webinar, Legal privilege and competition law : What’s new ?, 2 November 2020

5 - Concurrences Webinar, Legal privilege and antitrust in the EU and the US : What’s new under the sky ?, 27 November 2020

6 - US Department of Justice Antitrust Division, The US DoJ files enforcement action against global management consulting company as part of its investigation into global credit card company’s proposed acquisition of a fintech company (Visa / Plaid), 27 October 2020, e-Competitions October 2020, Art. N° 97699

7- Can Yıldız, The Turkish Competition Authority publishes guidelines on the examination of digital data during on-site inspections, 8 October 2020, e-Competitions October 2020, Art. N° 97796

8- Louise Freeman, Gregory Lascelles, Alexander Leitch, Sinead McLaughlin, Tom Cusworth, The English High Court confirms that legal advice privilege applies to foreign in-house lawyers (PJSC Tatneft / Bogolyubov), 11 September 2020, e-Competitions September 2020, Art. N° 97529

9- Alain Ronzano, Dawn raids : The Criminal Chamber of the French Supreme Court confirms the refusal of the First President of the Paris Court of Appeal to conceal the public version of the order declaring the cancellation of certain seizures of correspondence protected by the legal privilege (Whirpool), 9 September 2020, Concurrences N° 4-2020, Art. N° 96778,

10- Gavin Murphy, The Canadian Competition Authority enters into multilateral mutual assistance and cooperation framework with Competition Authorities in Australia, New Zealand, the UK, and the US, 2 September 2020, e-Competitions September 2020, Art. N° 98083

11- Lithuanian Competition Authority, The Lithuanian Competition Authority publishes explanatory note clarifying its dawn raids procedure, 29 April 2020, e-Competitions April 2020, Art. N° 94763

12- Andrew Meyer, Daiske Yoshida, Tomohiko Kimura, The Japanese FTC publishes new draft rules and guidelines establishing limited confidentiality protections for attorney-client in certain investigations, 2 April 2020, e-Competitions April 2020, Art. N° 94403

13- Alain Ronzano, Dawn raids : The French Supreme Court validates the technique of provisional closed seal of the messenger files, the global seizure of the ’unbreakable’ files and the technique of cleaning the legal privilege from a numerical table to be completed by the visited company before making the final seal (Renault), 4 March 2020, Concurrences N° 2-2020, Art. N° 93708

14- Jean-Michel Vertut, Dawn raids : The French Civil Supreme Court specifies the regime of the conduct of the investigation in case of difficulty due to the seizure of data under legal privilege (provisional and closed seals ; form of the claims by numerical chart – global seizure – Judge’s refusal to move on the premises to control the investigations) (Renault), 4 March 2020, Concurrences N° 2-2020, Art. N° 95553

15- Wouter Wils, Fundamental Procedural Rights and Effective Enforcement of Articles 101 and 102 TFEU in the European Competition Network, February 2020, Concurrences N° 1-2020, Art. N° 93882

16- Philippe Coen, Legal Privilege : An overview of EU and national case law, 22 March 2018, e-Competitions Legal privilege, Art. N° 86349


The seminar is organized by Concurrences and validated by the EFB as part of the continuing education program for lawyers of the Paris Bar.

The list of participants will be communicated to the speakers.

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