ACC Files Amicus in Support of Attorney-Client Privilege in the Supreme Court of Texas

In October, in conjunction with the International Association of Defense Counsel, ACC filed an amicus brief in the Supreme Court of Texas, arguing against the creation of an exception to the attorney-client privilege for communications with employee experts. In In Re: … Continue reading

ACC Responds to European Commission’s Proposal on Whistleblower Protection

In September, ACC and its Europe chapter drafted a position paper in response to the European Commission’s proposal on whistleblower protection. The Commission’s proposal would require internal reporting of suspected wrongdoing before a whistleblower could report to public authorities or the … Continue reading

FILING UPDATE: DC Circuit Court Affirms Privilege Ruling on Documents With Both Legal and Non-Legal Purposes

On June 19, 2018, in FTC v. Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit affirmed the judgment of the DC District Court that documents prepared by Boehringer employees, that were requested by their general … Continue reading

ACC Describes Effects of Anticompetitive Regulations in the Legal Industry at DOJ Roundtable

On May 31, ACC participated in a roundtable organized by the Department of Justice Antitrust Division on the topic of anticompetitive regulations. ACC shared member perspectives on regulations in the alcohol and healthcare industries. ACC also noted the anticompetitive effects … Continue reading