Lee G. Dunst, a partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in New York, and Ariane Sims, an associate with the firm in Los Angeles, write that as a result of the government's recent expectation of corporate cooperation with its investigations on the one hand, and recent cases finding privilege waiver and lifting the PSLRA stay of discovery on the other, a corporation engaged in cooperation with the government faces high stakes and little certainty in any subsequent civil litigation.
Cooperation With Government Probes, Subsequent Civil Litigation
New York Law Journal
May 13, 2005
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