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This Debevoise & Plimpton LLP article, published through Global Investigations Review provides an in-depth look at attorney-client privilege according to German law. In particular, the primary topics (which include 34 relevant questions and answers) that are examined are: (1) Scope of the Privilege, (2) Protected Parties, (3) Ownership of the Privilege, (4) Enforcement Considerations, and (5) Termination of the Privilege. 

The following is an extract from the 2020 edition of GIR’s Privilege Knowhow, first published in December 2020. 

Authors: Dr. Thomas Schürrle, Dr. Friedrich Popp and Jennifer Deschins, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

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