Barclays Wants Subpoena Tossed In Argentina Debt Row

Law360, New York (November 8, 2012, 7:06 PM EST) -- Barclays PLC on Thursday urged a federal judge to reject what it called an “overly zealous” document request from private equity firms involved in a long-running battle over $2.2 billion of the Republic of Argentina's money held in U.S. banks the firms say should be used to repay the country's 2001 default.

In its motion to quash filed in a New York federal court, Barclays — one of 18 banks that, along with Argentina, were hit with broad subpoenas by the private equity funds — said...
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