We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

DOJ Rebukes 'Absurdly Overbroad' Doc Request In UBS Suit

Law360 (June 7, 2019, 9:42 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice responded sharply Thursday to what it called an “absurdly overbroad” request from UBS AG for documents purportedly relevant to claims the bank defrauded investors in the lead-up to the financial crisis.

Prosecutors told a New York federal magistrate judge that UBS is attempting to gain access to documents at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Department of the Treasury on the unprecedented theory that because they are a part of the executive branch along with the DOJ, they are subject to party discovery.

“Neither HUD nor Treasury has been jointly involved...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Attached Documents



Case Information

Case Title

Subscribers Only

Case Number

Subscribers Only


New York Eastern

Nature of Suit

Banks and Banking


Subscribers Only

Date Filed

November 8, 2018

Law Firms


Government Agencies