ACC Joins Amicus in DC Circuit Over Privilege Issues in Kellogg, Brown & Root

ACC believes that the rulings below are contrary to the purposes of the attorney-client privilege and threaten to seriously erode the protection of the privilege in internal investigations by companies into alleged employee misconduct. To begin with, the decision below … Continue reading

ACC Files Amicus Brief Seeking to Overturn Lower Court’s Decision in Schaeffler v. United States, No. 14-1965-CV

The Second Circuit should reverse the lower court because the legal analysis constituted core opinion work product and because the banks had a common interest in the matter because they had indemnified the corporate client and had settlement and other … Continue reading

KBR Internal Investigation Is Covered by Attorney-Client Privilege, D.C. Circuit Court Agrees

The attorney-client privilege covered the internal investigation because it was conducted for the purpose of obtaining legal advice; the fact that the investigation was undertaken as part of a mandatory regulatory and corporate compliance program, rather than for the sole … Continue reading

YOU ARE INVITED! ACC members to meet with CFPB

ACC and its FInancial Services Committee are pleased to announce an ACC-members only regulator meeting with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).  Borne from the 2010 Dodd-Frank law, the CFPB is charged with implementing and enforcing consumer financial law.  With almost … Continue reading