The Ninth Annual Sedona Conference on Complex Litigation concentrates on the uncertain future of the attorney-client privilege and work product doctrine.
An all-star panel representing viewpoints of the judiciary, plaintiffs, defendants, legal academia, government regulators and others will tackle such issues as:
- The History and Current Health of the Attorney-Client Privilege
- Comparative Approaches to Privilege in the US, UK and EU
- The Proposed Federal Rule of Evidence 502
- Federal Investigations, the "Thompson/McNulty Memo," and Waivers in Exchange for Leniency
- The Proposed "Attorney-Client Privilege Protection Act"
- Subpoenas and Requests to Lawyers to Reveal Attorney-Client Communication
- Privilege and Work Product Protection in the Document Preservation and Collection Process
- Preparation of Effective Privilege Logs in Complex Litigation
- Judicial Viewpoints on Privilege Logs, In Camera Review, Privilege Protective Orders, and Cost-Effective Complex Case Management
- Ethics: Privilege, Work Product, and the Discovery of Expert Witnesses
As with all of our Regular Season conferences, registration for Complex Litigation IX is limited to 40 to assure the ideal environment for in depth dialogue.