2004 Examination

An examination of a witness taken under oath under Bankruptcy Rule 2004. Lender representatives are sometimes subjected to the indignities of this process as creditors search for weaknesses in the creditor’s collateral perfection or for causes of action against the lender.

Synonym: Fishing Expedition.

See also Bankruptcy Code §§ 343, 344. See also Fifth Amendment – Self Incrimination.

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