APPEAL TO CJEU ON LAWYER – CLIENT CONFIDENTIALITY AND INHOUSE COUNSEL

C-557/07, Akzo Nobel Chemicals Ltd and Akcros Chemicals Ltd v Commission

The Court of First Instance decision of September 2007, which declined to take the opportunity to extend the scope of Legal professional privilege in EU law to in-house counsel who are members of Bars or law societies, is subject to appeal before the Court of Justice of the EU. The opinion of Advocate General Kokott is expected on 29 April 2010.


 

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