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The Yates Memo, Corporate Cooperation and Attorney-Client Privilege

Last year, DOJ Deputy Attorney General Sally Q. Yates issued "Individual Accountability for Corporate Wrongdoing" (the "Yates Memo"). It announced the DOJ's corporate cooperation policy requiring disclosure of "all relevant facts about individual[s]" before the DOJ will consider awarding the company any credit for cooperation. Does this change corporate privilege?

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