Legal Professional Privilege in EU Competition Investigations

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Legal Professional Privilege in EU Competition Investigations

9781803922775 Edward Elgar Publishing
Etsuko Kameoka, Attorney at law
Publication Date: July 2023 ISBN: 978 1 80392 277 5 Extent: c 208 pp
Setting out the current rules on legal professional privilege (LPP), with specific attention to their relevance in competition investigations, this comprehensive book analyses the practice of LPP by the European Commission and its current interpretations in the European Courts. It also compares this to practice in the EU Member States, as well as other jurisdictions including Japan, the UK, and the US.

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Setting out the current rules on legal professional privilege (LPP), with specific attention to their relevance in EU competition investigations, this comprehensive book analyses the practice of LPP by the European Commission and its interpretations in the European Courts. It also compares this to practice in the EU Member States, as well as other jurisdictions including Japan, the UK, and the US.

Key Features:
• An overview of the history of LPP
• Discussions on the practice of LPP in the EU and globally
• Commentary on the relevant case law of the EU courts in relation to LPP in EU competition investigations
• Analysis of LPP in competition investigations in the EFTA countries, EU Member States, and other jurisdictions

This book will be an essential resource for competition practitioners – both private practitioners and in-house counsel – as well as officials at the Commission and at the competition authorities and enforcement agencies.
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