The notion and protections of the “attorney-client” privilege varies from state to state within the U.S. Many factors affect the general attorney-client privilege regarding corporate communications including the various requirements for different states, federal requirements, international requirements, and various ethical restrictions. In this article, we will be exploring some of these factors.
Whether negotiating the acquisition of a multibillion dollar company or assisting a small Internet start-up company, corporate lawyers are involved in advising businesses on their numerous legal rights, responsibilities, and obligations. General corporate practice involves handling a wide range of legal issues for businesses.
One of the areas in which the most growth has taken place is corporate legal departments. There are several reasons for this phenomenon.