International Litigation - Confidentiality and Legal Privilege under French Law

JONES DAY TALKS®: International Litigation: Confidentiality and Legal Privilege under French Law

Confidentiality and attorney-client privilege are cardinal principles for lawyers. In this regard, international litigation, which may be subject to different and sometimes conflicting confidentiality rules, presents many challenges to the legal teams involved in such a process.

Ozan Akyurek and Cyril Philibert, partners in Jones Day’s Global Disputes Practice in the Paris Office, analyze the conditions and modalities of application of confidentiality and legal privilege under French law, and illustrate their practical implementation in consideration of concrete examples, particularly regarding the procedure provided for in Article 145 of the Civil Code of Procedure