Tag Archives: Subpoenas

Trump Family Sues Banks to Prevent Compliance with House Subpoenas

In a complaint filed yesterday, President Trump, his children, and entities related to Trump family businesses sued two financial institutions to prevent them from responding to recent subpoenas issued by the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and the House Financial Services Committee.  The subpoenas seek banking and financial records related to Trump family businesses;  … Continue Reading

Judge Gardephe Certifies for Appeal Issue of Whether SEC Can Subpoena Congressional Committee

Judge Gardephe yesterday certified for interlocutory appeal his earlier ruling (covered here) allowing the SEC to obtain some (but not all) categories of information sought by a subpoena to a congressional committee in connection with an investigation of the STOCK Act, which essentially extends the insider trading laws to Congress.   He found that an immediate appeal … Continue Reading

Judge Gardephe Rules that Congressional Committee Must Respond to SEC Subpoena, But May Withhold Internal Legislative Deliberations

In an opinion dated Friday but released this morning, Judge Gardephe largely upheld subpoenas to a congressional committee and a staffer concerning allegedly unlawful stock trading under the STOCK Act, which essentially extended insider trading laws to Congress.  (See our previous coverage of the case here.) Judge Gardephe found that the subpoenas were not barred … Continue Reading