Leslie R. Caldwell/House Financial Services Committee communications

William Green filed this request with the Department of Justice, Criminal Division of the United States of America.

It is a clone of this request.

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CRM-300530766

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Communications

From: William Green

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

All communications between Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division Leslie R. Caldwell, her office, and any of its representatives and the Financial Services Committee of the The United States House of Representatives and any of its staff containing the words "HSBC" or "Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation" or "Hong kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation" from May 15, 2014 up to the receipt of this request.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

William Green

From: Caitlin Russell

Hello,
This is the original request sent on July 13, 2016. Please respond once you receive it so that we know you have it. Thanks so much!
Caitlin Russell

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To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

All communications between Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division Leslie R. Caldwell, her office, and any of its representatives and the Financial Services Committee of the The United States House of Representatives and any of its staff containing the words "HSBC" or "Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation" or "Hong kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation" from May 15, 2014 up to the receipt of this request.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

William Green

From: Department of Justice, Criminal Division

Dear Mr. Green:

This responds to your status inquiry dated April 2, 2018 concerning your pending Freedom of Information Act request received on July 14, 2016 for records concerning certain communications of Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer, Leslie Caldwell, and Mythili Raman related to HSBC.

Please be advised that your request is being processed on the complex track. On average, it takes the FOIA/PA Unit 203 days to process a complex request. Please note that
203 working days is the average, with fifty percent of cases being completed sooner, and the other fifty percent of cases requiring additional time. At this time, your request has been
pending for 430 business days. Potentially responsive records have been received and are under review.

You have also requested an estimated date of completion for this request. As stated above, your request has been assigned to the complex track. At this time, we estimate that this request will be completed within one year. Please be advised that this is a preliminary estimate that will likely be modified as we process your request, and the volume and complexity of the material is evaluated. We will be able to provide you with a more specific estimate after we have completed our preliminary review of the material.

Your continued patience is appreciated and we apologize for the delays in the processing of your request. Please feel free to follow up with the FOIA/PA Unit in sixty days if you would like another status update on your request.

Thank you,

FOIA/PA Unit
Criminal Division
U.S. Department of Justice

From: Department of Justice, Criminal Division

Dear Mr. Green,

Please see the attached, which is this Office's response to your request. If you have any questions, please contact the FOIA/PA Unit at 202-616-0307 for further assistance.

Thank you,

FOIA/PA Unit
Criminal Division
U.S. Department of Justice

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