A Swiss law enters into force extending the scope of protection of the legal professional privilege

A new law entered into force in May 2013 extending the scope of protection of the legal professional privilege in Switzerland in various administrative, civil, and criminal procedures, thereby improving companies' right to freely communicate with their lawyers. Prior to this, documents located outside lawyer's premises and drafted before the initiation of proceedings were not privileged. To be protected, the

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Pranvera Këllezi, A Swiss law enters into force extending the scope of protection of the legal professional privilege, May 2013, e-Competitions Bulletin Legal privilege, Art. N° 61080

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