12 CFR 404.30 - Factors General Counsel may consider in determining whether to authorize testimony and/or the production of records.
In determining whether to authorize Ex-Im Bank personnel to provide testimony and/or produce records regarding information acquired in the course of their performance of official duties, or due to their official status, the General Counsel may consider factors including, but not limited to, the following:
(a) Efficiency - the conservation of the time and resources of Ex-Im Bank personnel for the conduct of official business;
(b) Undue burden - whether the demand creates an undue burden upon Ex-Im Bank or is otherwise inappropriate under any applicable administrative or court rules;
(c) Appearance of bias - whether the testimony and/or production of records could result in the public perception that Ex-Im Bank is favoring one party over another, or advocating the position of a party to the proceeding;
(e) Prevention of fraud or injustice - whether the disclosure of the information requested is necessary to prevent the perpetration of fraud or injustice;
(g) Necessity - whether the testimony and/or production of records, including a release of such in camera, is appropriate or necessary as determined by either the procedural rules governing the legal proceeding, or according to the relevant laws concerning privilege;
(k) Compromise of rights and interests - whether the testimony and/or production of records would compromise any of the following: law enforcement interests, constitutional rights, national security interests, foreign policy interests, or the confidentiality of commercial and/or financial information.
Title 12 published on 17-Jun-2017 04:33
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