Corresponding by email has, in many situations, become our default method of communicating. The ease and efficiency of email often trumps consideration of the vehicle used for such communications.
Beware: There is no categorical expectation of privacy when using business email for non-business purposes.
Thus, using business email for private matters may expose your business accounts to a subpoena and search. And, in some cases, such use may also waive the attorney-client or other privileges.
Complicated and expensive litigation often ensues:
In re Asia Global Crossing, Ltd., 322 B.R. 247 (Bk. Ct. S.D. N.Y. March 21, 2005) Continue reading