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Avoiding Waiver of the Attorney-Client Privilege

Why it's Necessary to Take Precautions in Responding to Government Subpoenas and Discovery Requests

February 19, 2013

SEC v. Welliver, Civil No. 11-CV-3076 (D. Minn. October 26, 2012) serves as a useful reminder to take precautions when responding to government subpoenas and discovery requests to avoid waiving the attorney-client privilege. Read more.

This article originally appeared on the McGuireWoods blog Subject to Inquiry, which provides commentary on white collar, congressional, SEC, energy enforcement and other government inquiries.