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SEC Whistleblower Rules Recognize Importance of Attorney-Client Privilege

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SEC Whistleblower Rules Recognize Importance of Attorney-Client Privilege

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) – in response to concerns raised by the ABA, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and numerous other legal and business organizations – recognized the importance of protecting the attorney-client privilege and the confidential lawyer-client relationship in its final whistleblower rules issued May 25.

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