Securities and Exchange Commission v. Nadel et al
ORDER ATTACHED setting hearing for Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. in Courtroom 15B on 1261 Emergency Motion to Stay/enjoin Texas Railroad Commission Administrative Proceeding filed against Receivership Entity Quest Energy Management Group, Inc. and Motion for Order to show cause why sanctions should not be imposed against Hatchett Leaseholders and their Representatives for failure to comply with the Court's Order Appointing Receiver; and directing response to same no later than 3/20/2017. Signed by Judge Richard A. Lazzara on 3/6/2017. (CCB)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
MIDDLE DISTRICT OF FLORIDA
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE
CASE NO: 8:09-cv-87-T-26TBM
ARTHUR NADEL; SCOOP CAPITAL, LLC;
and SCOOP MANAGEMENT, INC.,
SCOOP REAL ESTATE, L.P.;
VALHALLA INVESTMENT PARTNERS, L.P.;
VALHALLA MANAGEMENT, INC.;
VICTORY IRA FUND, LTD.; VICTORY FUND, LTD.;
VIKING IRA FUND, LLC; VIKING FUND, LLC;
and VIKING MANAGEMENT, LLC,
UPON DUE AND CAREFUL CONSIDERATION of the procedural history of this
case, together with the Receiver’s submissions, it is ORDERED AND ADJUDGED as follows:
1) The Court will conduct a hearing on the Receiver’s Verified (1) Emergency Motion to
Enjoin/Stay Texas Railroad Commission Administrative Proceeding Filed Against Receivership
Entity Quest Energy Management Group, Inc.; and (2) Motion for Order to Show Cause Why
Sanctions Should not be Imposed Against Hatchett Leaseholders and Their Representatives for
Failure to Comply With the Court’s Order Appointing Receiver on Wednesday, March 22,
2017, at 11:00 a.m., in Courtroom 15B, United States Courthouse, 801 North Florida Avenue,
2) In light of the significance and importance of the relief requested by the Receiver, any
person or entity opposing the motion must appear personally before the Court.
3) Pending the outcome of the hearing, any person or entity participating in or presiding
over any administrative proceedings before the Texas Railroad Commission involving or related
to the receivership entity Quest Energy Management Group, Inc., does so at the risk of being in
contempt of this Court’s orders attached to the motion as Exhibit 9. Those orders may also be
found at dockets 8 and 1024 in case number 8:09-cv-97-RAL-TBM, Securities and Exchange
Commission v. Nadel et al., United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, Tampa
4) The Receiver is directed to promptly serve a copy of this order on Administrative
Law Judge Ryan M. Lammert, John H. Carney, Byron W. Hatchett, and those individuals listed
on Exhibit 1 to the motion (letter of June 28, 2013) and to file a certificate reflecting the manner
and date of service.
5) Any response to the motion must be filed no later than Monday, March 20, 2017.
DONE AND ORDERED at Tampa, Florida, on March 6, 2017.
s/Richard A. Lazzara
RICHARD A. LAZZARA
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
COPIES FURNISHED TO:
Counsel of Record
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