Nov 102012
 
 November 10, 2012  Court, Non-U.S.

TJ McIntyre writes:

In an interesting decision the High Court (Kelly J.) yesterday ordered that members of the Quinn family must provide passwords to personal email accounts and other information to the receiver appointed over their assets by the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation. While there’s no written judgment available, the order seems to have been made in support of the power of the receiver to recover personal assets following what the court described as a “mesmerisingly complex” asset-stripping scheme in breach of court orders.

This is significant and may well be the first time an Irish court has made an order requiring a party to civil litigation to reveal their passwords to the other side

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