This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com reveals the limited applicability of the common interest doctrine, which protects parties’ express agreement to shield their communications (i.e., from disclosure to another party in a lawsuit). Communications designated as privileged and confidential under a common interest agreement can be deemed unprotected if there is no reasonable anticipation of litigation.

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