Barclays Forced To Give Up PE Firm Legal Docs In Fraud Suit

Law360, London (June 1, 2020, 6:19 PM BST) -- A London judge ordered Barclays to hand over more than 1,500 documents detailing legal advice it received during its dealings with Qatar at the height of the financial crisis, ruling Monday as the trial approaches that the materials are no longer privileged.

Barclays must hand over transcripts from interviews carried out by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Serious Fraud Office in addition to other documents related to its dealings with Qatar during the financial crisis. (AP) Judge David Waksman said the advice is not protected by privilege because Barclays Bank PLC has relied on it as part of its defense to...

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