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Rights of defense: The Criminal Chamber of the French Supreme Court recalls that the exemption from seizure of lawyer-client correspondence presupposes that the document is related to the exercise of the rights of defence of the company visited, prohibiting any systematic withdrawal of such correspondence (Au vieux campeur)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. By judgment of 25 November 2020 With regard to the carrying out of visits and seizures, the Criminal Chamber of the Court of Cassation

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Alain Ronzano, Rights of defense: The Criminal Chamber of the French Supreme Court recalls that the exemption from seizure of lawyer-client correspondence presupposes that the document is related to the exercise of the rights of defence of the company visited, prohibiting any systematic withdrawal of such correspondence (Au vieux campeur), 25 November 2020, Concurrences N° 1-2021, Art. N° 98548, www.concurrences.com

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