Deutsche Bank, DZ Bank Must Hand Over Docs In Foreign Suit

Law360 (July 16, 2020, 3:09 PM EDT) -- An investor can seek limited discovery from Deutsche Bank AG and DZ Bank in his German lawsuit over the banks' alleged market manipulation that rendered his $3.4 million investment in silver certificate options worthless, a New York federal judge ruled Wednesday.

Christof Pfaff claims that Deutsche and DZ conspired to influence silver prices on the New York-based Commodity Exchange and that some of the evidence can only be located in New York, where both banks have a presence, court records show.

While U.S. District Judge Katherine Polk Failla said the mere existence of a New York branch of a foreign bank...

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