Target Internal Probe Docs Largely Shielded In Breach Dispute

Law360, New York (October 23, 2015, 9:48 PM EDT) -- A Minnesota federal judge on Friday largely rejected a class of banks' bid to force Target to produce documents generated during its internal investigation of its massive data breach, allowing only communications updating the board of directors about the incident to be revealed.

In his order, U.S. Magistrate Judge Jeffrey J. Keyes weighed in on the parties’ dispute over hundreds of entries on Target Corp.'s privileged document log that the retailer contended were protected by either attorney-client privilege or work-product protection because they related to internal...
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