We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

Supreme Court Rejects Qwest On Privileged Documents

Law360 (November 13, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- The Supreme Court on Monday decided not to hear a case in which embattled Qwest Communications International Inc. argued it should not have to turn over privileged documents to the shareholders suing it over alleged securities fraud.

Qwest’s appeal challenged a lower court’s ruling that allowed sensitive documents that were viewed by government agencies during securities fraud investigations to also be used by private parties in their class actions suits.

The Colorado-based company was concerned about documents turned over to the Securities and Exchange Commission and...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.