Our first order of business when anyone requests access to a customer's private information is to refuse, absent a valid subpoena
or court order, which we then scrutinize as we did with Rightscorp's illegal subpoena
in this matter," said Christopher Bunce, Senior Vice President and General Counsel for Birch.
, sent to some outspoken pastors and religious leaders who had opposed the ordinance, had asked for "all speeches, presentations, or sermons related to HERO, the Petition, Mayor Annise Parker, homosexuality, or gender identity prepared by, delivered by, revised by, or approved by you or in your possession.
Congress granted the power to issue subpoenas
duces tecum at an Article 32 by changing Article 47, UCMJ, the enforcement mechanism of compulsory process in the military.
Insurance companies should be aware that, whether they are responding to subpoenas
as nonparties or issuing subpoenas
on their own behalf, in the area where nonparties are most likely to incur significant costs--attorney's fees resulting from reviewing documents for responsiveness and privilege--there are arguments to be made that these costs should shift from producing parties to requesting parties.
Practically speaking, if the subpoena
is valid, it meets the AICPA standard that permits disclosure in response to a validly issued and enforceable subpoena
Similar with warrants, while subpoenas
may only be issued for the purpose of conducting a criminal investigation of the listed statutes, the records may be used in support of parallel civil fraud investigations as well.
Expands the scope of technology-related information law enforcement officials may obtain pursuant to warrants, subpoenas
, and court orders.
Responding Correctly to a subpoena
or search warrant served in connection with an enforcement initiative can help you to defend against fraud-related charges, should they be brought.
Fortunately, as a matter of federalism, there are well-established principles for distinguishing federal subpoenas
from local ones and for recognizing presidential immunity from the latter.
It is thus not surprising that associations often are served with subpoenas
to provide documents or testimony in lawsuits in which the associations are not named parties.
I don't take kindly to FBI subpoenas
myself, so I called up Val Burris to see what was going on.
Disclosures are permitted under federal or state court orders, federal or state grand jury subpoenas
or administrative orders, demands, summonses or subpoenas
issued by any federal agency or by some state agencies, specifically, state agencies charged with regulating tax return preparers.