US Demands Solyndra Tax Break Docs Before Key Hearing

Law360, Wilmington (October 16, 2012, 6:49 PM EDT) -- On the eve of a pivotal hearing on Solyndra LLC's bankruptcy plan, the U.S. government on Tuesday asked the court to force the defunct solar company to turn over privileged documents concerning tax breaks enjoyed by its private equity investors under the plan.

In a motion to compel filed in Delaware bankruptcy court, the Internal Revenue Service said Solyndra waived any privilege on the documents by trumpeting in a brief supporting the plan that the government had no evidence for its theory that the plan's central...
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