Target Breach Docs Not Protected By Privilege, Banks Say

Law360, New York (September 23, 2015, 3:12 PM EDT) -- The class of banks suing Target in multidistrict litigation over the 2013 data breach that exposed the personal information of millions of cardholders accused the company Tuesday in Minnesota federal court of hiding behind attorney-client privilege claims to avoid revealing details from its investigation of the incident.

In a letter urging a judge to compel the production of documents Target Corp. says are privileged, the banks argued that even though the company had outside counsel direct aspects of the breach investigation, discussions with those attorneys still...
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