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Spymail risks often ignored (Today’s General Counsel)

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Spymail can have a direct effect on litigation efforts, industry compliance, and client relationships. If, for instance, an adverse party sees where one of its emails was forwarded, it may be able to use that information to determine who clients or witnesses are, what documents to request for discovery, who to request them from and who to depose or add as additional defendants.

This not only gives the opposition the upper hand in negotiations and litigation, it jeopardizes client trust. It may also make organizations vulnerable to reputational damage, a malpractice suit, and in some situations potentially a class action lawsuit.

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