Foreign Co. Documents And Grand Jury Subpoenas

Law360, New York (August 1, 2011, 1:48 PM EDT) -- Foreign companies that produce documents to a U.S. company should be aware that, under a recent court decision, in re: Grand Jury Subpoena, No. 10-4815 (4th Cir. June 15, 2011), the government may be able to obtain those documents by way of a grand jury subpoena to the U.S. company.

In this case, decided by the Fourth Circuit, the documents were obtained by the grand jury even though the foreign company produced the documents to the U.S. company pursuant to a protective order issued by a...
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