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U.S. Department of Justice building in Washington, D.C. Photo by Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM.

A federal appeals court will not force the former general counsel of an unidentified company to testify before a grand jury, rejecting the U.S. Department of Justice’s position that the company earlier had waived any claim to keep information secret by allowing the lawyer to speak with prosecutors.

C. Ryan Barber

C. Ryan Barber, based in Washington, covers government affairs and regulatory compliance. Contact him at cbarber@alm.com. On Twitter: @cryanbarber

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