On September 5, 2013, the Delaware Chancery Court ruled that the attorney-client privilege does not protect from disclosure emails sent by corporate officers to their personal attorneys using the company’s email account. In re Info. Mgmt. Servs., Inc. Derivative Litig., No. 8168-VCL (Del. Ch. Sept. 5, 2013). Although the Chancery Court cautioned that its ruling was limited to the facts of the case before it, this decision is consistent with an increased level of scrutiny by the courts to emails arising in the corporate environment.
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