Securities And Exchange Commission v. Mercury Interactive LLC et al

Filing 229

] ORDER GRANTING SUPPLEMENTAL DISCOVERY AND BRIEFING ON DEFENDANTS MOTION FOR DISCOVERY SANCTIONS. Signed by Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley on 6/12/2012. (ahm, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/12/2012)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 MICHAEL D. TORPEY (STATE BAR NO. 79424) JAMES N. KRAMER (STATE BAR NO. 154709) JAMES A. MEYERS (ADMITTED PRO HAC VICE) M. TODD SCOTT (STATE BAR NO. 226885) MATTHEW A. TOLVE (STATE BAR NO. 267334) ORRICK, HERRINGTON & SUTCLIFFE LLP The Orrick Building 405 Howard Street San Francisco, CA 94105-2669 Telephone: (415) 773-5700 Facsimile: (415) 773-5759 9 10 Attorneys for Defendant SUSAN SKAER 11 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 12 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 13 SAN FRANCISCO DIVISION 14 15 16 SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION, 17 18 Plaintiff, v. 19 20 21 MERCURY INTERACTIVE, LLC (F/K/A/ MERCURY INTERACTIVE, INC.), AMNON LANDAN, DOUGLAS SMITH, and SUSAN SKAER, 22 23 Defendants. Case No. 3:07-cv-02822 WHA (JSC) [PROPOSED] ORDER GRANTING SUPPLEMENTAL DISCOVERY AND BRIEFING ON DEFENDANTS’ MOTION FOR DISCOVERY SANCTIONS Date: Time: Dept: Judge: Magistrate: TBD TBD Courtroom F, 15th Floor Hon. William J. Alsup Hon. Jacqueline S. Corley Trial Date: December 10, 2012 24 25 26 27 28 [PROPOSED] ORDER GRANTING SUPPLEMENTAL DISCOVERY AND BRIEFING ON DEFS.’ MOT. FOR SANCTIONS CASE NO . 5:07-CV-02822 WHA JSC 1 On May 10, 2012, defendants Amnon Landan, Douglas Smith, and Susan Skaer brought a 2 Motion for Discovery Sanctions pursuant to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure 26 and 37 and the 3 inherent authority of the Court. (Dkt. 212). The SEC filed an Opposition on May 24, 2012. 4 (Dkt. 217). Defendants’ filed a Reply on May 31, 2012. (Dkt. 222). 5 On June 7, 2012, the Court heard oral argument and agreed to continue the hearing to 6 allow defendants to conduct additional discovery and the parties to submit supplemental briefing 7 in light thereof. Good cause appearing, the Court hereby orders the following supplemental 8 discovery and supplemental briefing: 9 1. Defendants shall be afforded the opportunity, at any time within two (2) weeks 10 from the date of this Order, to take the deposition or such other appropriate discovery of the 11 persons most knowledgeable at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP (“DPW”) regarding DPW’s 12 productions of the Unproduced and Missing Documents to the SEC, any purported request to 13 delete, return, or otherwise dispose of such Documents, and communications with the SEC 14 regarding those subjects. 15 2. The supplemental briefing schedule shall be as follows. Within two (2) weeks 16 after the completion of the aforementioned discovery, defendants may submit a supplemental 17 brief not to exceed 10 pages of text. Within 7 days following submission of the defendants’ 18 supplemental brief, the SEC may submit any supplemental brief in opposition not to exceed 10 19 pages of text. 20 The hearing shall then be continued to the first available Thursday following completion 21 of the above-mentioned briefing, but in no event, barring unforeseen circumstances, shall the 22 hearing occur later than August 2, 2012. The Court will notify the parties if oral argument is not 23 required. 24 IT IS SO ORDERED. 25 26 Dated: June 12, 2012 HONORABLE JACQUELINE S. CORLEY UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 27 28 1 [PROPOSED] ORDER GRANTING SUPPLEMENTAL DISCOVERY AND BRIEFING ON DEFS.’ MOT. FOR SANCTIONS CASE NO . 5:07-CV-02822 WHA JSC

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