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Attorney-client privilege: What you must know

By: Andrew S. Escher

Andrew Escher recently wrote an article in Upsize titled, “Attorney-client privilege: What you must know.” The article talks about the basics of attorney-client privilege and now recent changes to the law mean Minnesota businesses should be even more cautious and take affirmative steps to keep their confidential information safe. Read the article here.


Changes to Attorney-Client Privilege Rules – What does it mean for you?”

By: Andrew S. Escher and Brent A. Lorentz

Recent changes to the attorney-client privilege mean Minnesota businesses should consider using additional caution and taking affirmative steps in order keep documents prepared by their lawyers safe from disclosure. The Minnesota Supreme Court recently adopted a more stringent standard—the Predominant Purpose test—for assessing whether the privilege keeps attorney-prepared documents confidential, and this test could result ...

Client Alert

In the Wake of Recordbreaking Whistleblower Award, Review Compliance Protocols

By: Andrew S. Escher

Companies that are subject to federal securities laws and regulations, and those involved in markets for futures, options, and swaps should take note: On October 21, 2021, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced that it awarded nearly $200 million to a whistleblower. The whistleblower, who sources identified as a former Deutsche Bank employee, had ...

Client Alert

COVID-19 Insurance Coverage Considerations

By: Andrew S. Escher

It is difficult to overstate the destruction and disruption caused in recent weeks by the COVID-19 outbreak.  Federal and state governments have attempted to mitigate the social and economic damage by passing massive stimulus packages and issuing “shelter in place” orders. Despite these efforts, the spread of COVID-19 continues. Faced with ongoing losses and uncertainty ...


Business Disputes: Credit and Collections

Winthrop & Weinstine attorneys will present a live webinar for Minnesota CLE.


Wednesday, February 12, 2020

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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