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Culture of Privilege Waiver Compromises Corporate Compliance

Government investigators have increasingly begun to press corporations to waive the attorney-client privilege. Harris argues that such pressure actually works to undermine corporate compliance with the law, since such corporate behavior depends on the full disclosure and open communication that the attorney-client privilege undergirds.

Paul Clinton Harris, Sr., Washington Legal Foundation Legal Backgrounder, May 2007

 

 

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