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4th Cir.: Company’s agreement with feds preserved privilege for subsidiary’s disclosures (access required)

A written agreement between a corporation and the government preserved the company’s attorney-client privilege and work-product protection for information that the general counsel of a subsidiary entity disclosed to the government. Background Several years ago, federal prosecutors opened a grand jury investigation into whether X Corp. (the company name is under seal) and its subsidiaries violated certain ...