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New labor rule spawns fight over attorney-client privilege

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Management-side lawyers claim the new federal rules bolstering disclosure requirements for third parties that advise employers in opposing union-organizing campaigns impermissibly interfere with the attorney-client relationship. The U.S. Department of Labor last month announced long-awaited amendments to its so-called “persuader ...

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CEO not entitled to privileged communications

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The co-founder of an investment management company, who is the subject of a Securities and Exchange Commission lawsuit, is not entitled to the corporation’s attorney-client communica­tions even though he claims they are necessary for his ad­vice-of-counsel defense, a U.S. District ...

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