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Litigation privilege did not apply to correspondence before litigation was "reasonably anticipated", judge says

A brewing company was unable to prevent correspondence between itself and its bank and accountants from being disclosed during a dispute connected with the sale of its eastern European business, a High Court judge has ruled. 23 Jan 2014

High Court restricts litigation privilege but gives pointers for future applications, says expert

OPINION: It will be harder than ever for companies to keep certain kinds of documents from being opened up to scrutiny after a recent High Court decision. The ruling does, however, give helpful guidance on what organisations have to do to secure... 16 Sep 2013

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Ruling shows that deleting personal data can remove burdens brought by data subject access requests, says expert

A ruling by the High Court on the issue of dealing with data subject access requests highlights the positives that can be derived by businesses that decide to dispose of personal data records they no longer need, an expert has said. 13 Aug 2013

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