Criminal Subpoenas For Foreign-Originating Evidence

Law360, New York (January 6, 2011, 5:23 PM EST) -- In a development that should be of great interest to all lawyers and companies — foreign and domestic — involved in litigation in the United States, a recent Ninth Circuit decision confirmed that the risks associated with bringing foreign-originating evidence into the U.S. — even for what is believed to be a limited purpose — are very real and could result in that evidence being subpoenaed for use in a criminal investigation.

On Dec. 7, the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ordered several law...
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