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Civil Procedure – Subpoena – Nonparty Witness – Securities Fraud – Fifth Amendment (access required)

In a securities fraud action, the 4th Circuit upholds a Maryland federal district court’s modification of a Massachusetts federal district court’s protective order that allowed limited disclosure of the identity of a nonparty witness who allegedly reported to defendant company’s audit committee problems with the company’s handling, accounting and reporting of inventory. In the deposition of ...