Green Bullion Financial Services, LLC v. Money4Gold Holdings Inc. et al

Filing 42

ORDER granting 27 Motion for Entry of Confidentiality Order. Signed by Judge William J. Zloch on 3/24/2009. (bc)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA CASE NO. 09-60027-CIV-ZLOCH GREEN BULLION FINANCIAL SERVICES, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. MONEY4GOLD HOLDINGS, INC., and CYBERPLEX, INC., and DOES 1-10, Defendant. / THIS MATTER is before the Court upon Plaintiff Green Bullion Financial Services, LLC's Motion For Entry Of Confidentiality Order (DE 27). The Court has carefully reviewed said Motion and the ORDER entire court file and is otherwise fully advised in the premises. The Parties to this action are at a crossroads over Defendants' business practices. In connection with its presently pending Motion For Preliminary Injunction (DE 8), Plaintiff filed the Reply Declaration Of Jeff Aronson (DE 25, Ex. A) with certain sensitive information redacted from it and the Exhibits thereto. Specifically, Plaintiff's the Declaration in this contains information but also helpful to position litigation potentially helpful to competitors. Thus, Plaintiff seeks an Order from the Court requiring the Parties to keep such information confidential. Defendant Cyberplex, Inc. has agreed to the relief sought by the instant Motion. Defendant Money4Gold Holdings, Inc. has not responded to the instant Motion within the time prescribed by Local Rule, and said failure to respond within the time allotted is, in itself, grounds for granting the same by default. 7.1.C. Accordingly, after due consideration, it is ORDERED AND ADJUDGED as follows: 1. Plaintiff Green Bullion Financial Services, LLC's Motion For Entry Of Confidentiality Order (DE 27) be and the same is hereby GRANTED; 2. The redacted contents of the Reply Declaration Of Jeff Aronson (DE 25, Ex. A) and its attached Exhibits, as well as any statements drawn therefrom and contained in redacted form in Plaintiff's Information"; 3. No Confidential Information shall be disclosed or exhibited to any person other than (1) the Parties and their employees, agents, and representatives; (2) Counsel for the Parties and their paralegal, secretarial, and clerical employees; (3) any testifying or non-testifying expert or consultant engaged or utilized by the Parties to assist in the preparation of this case; (4) the Court; or (5) any court reporter or translator employed for purposes of deposition or other recording of testimony in this litigation, including persons operating video recording equipment at Reply (DE 24), are hereby deemed "Confidential S.D. Fla. L.R. depositions; 4. The requirements in Paragraph 3 are to be maintained both 2 during and after the conclusion of this litigation; and 5. Upon conclusion of this litigation, including any appeal, all Confidential Information and copies thereof and all deposition transcripts or discovery responses containing or referring to the Confidential Information shall be returned to the Party producing the same. DONE AND ORDERED in Chambers at Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, this 24th day of March, 2009. WILLIAM J. ZLOCH United States District Judge Copies furnished: All Counsel of Record 3

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