Arizona Court Protects Privilege

In Salvation Army v. Bryson, the Arizona Court of Appeals rejected the trial court’s decision to require the organization to disclose summaries of employee interviews conducted by an investigator at the direction of in-house counsel.  Properly finding the communications to … Continue reading

ACC, in Comments Letter to FASB, Continues to Voice Concerns on Proposals for Loss Contingency Reporting

ACC filed, on September 20, an addendum to its comments on proposed changes to the financial loss contingency disclosure rules with the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) in order to add another 40 signatories. Including signatories on the August 18 … Continue reading

ACC Decries Textron Decision Court’s Ruling Eviscerates Practical Protection of Attorney Work Product for In House Counsel

MEDIA ALERT FOR RELEASE – August 17, 2009 MEDIA CONTACTS: Robin Scullin; +1 202.349.1509; scullin@acc.com Marthea Davis; +1 202.349.1519; davis@acc.com ASSOCIATION OF CORPORATE COUNSEL DECRIES TEXTRON DECISION Court’s Ruling Eviscerates Practical Protection of Attorney Work Product for In-House Counsel In … Continue reading

ACC Files Amicus in US v. Textron to Protect Work Product

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) joined the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in an amicus curiae brief filed today with the First Circuit Court of Appeals, contending that corporate counsel and their corporate clients would be denied work product rights … Continue reading

ACC And 135 CLOs Statement Protesting Amendments to FAS 5 Under Consideration by FASB at Their March 6 Hearing

ACC And 135 CLOs Statement Protesting Amendments to FAS 5 Under Consideration by FASB at Their March 6 Hearing For more on FAS 5 Proposals Top Ten Reasons for Corporate Counsel to be Concerned about Proposed FAS 5 Amendments ACC’s … Continue reading

Holder Should Support Executive Order On Attorney-Client Privilege

“The Coalition to Preserve Attorney-Client Privilege urges Attorney General Nominee Eric Holder to support a Presidential Executive Order requiring all federal agencies to adopt reforms of agency policies on attorney-client privilege similar to those adopted by the Department of Justice … Continue reading