ECBAWM Defeats Motion to Quash Subpoena Issued Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1782

  • August 5, 2014

The Southern District of New York denied efforts to quash a subpoena ECBAWM had obtained on behalf of a foreign national to gather documents in the United States in aid of proceedings in Switzerland arising from the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme. ECBAWM attorneys O. Andrew F. Wilson and Sam Shapiro successfully argued that the materials were appropriately subject to the statutory and discretionary requirements of 28 U.S.C. § 1782. The matter is now on appeal to the Second Circuit.