The AM & S Europe judgment by the Court of Justice of the European Union was the first ruling on the principle of confidentiality. Part I will deal with certain facets of the principle of confidentiality, not considered by the Court, in the light of a comparative analysis of the laws of the Member States. Finally, part II will analyse the impact of the Court’s ruling on both Community and national laws and briefly discuss the implications of the judgment for lawyers from third countries.
Protection of Legal Privilege in EEC Competition Law: The Imperfections of a Case,
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