Blue Cross Blue Shield Association National Employee Benefits Committee v. Allianz Global Investors U.S. LLC et al

Filing 176

ORDER granting 171 Letter Motion to Seal. Application GRANTED. Defendant shall be permitted to file revised redacted versions of its May 3, 2022 pre-conference letter and associated exhibits. The Clerk of Court is hereby directed to strike the documents located at docket entry 167, and Defendant is directed to refile the public version of its revised premotion submission as soon as practicable. The Clerk of Court is directed to terminate the pending motion at docket entry 171. (Signed by Judge Katherine Polk Failla on 5/6/2022) (rro)

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Case 1:20-cv-07606-KPF Document 176 Filed 05/06/22 Page 1 of 2 quinn emanuel trial lawyers | new york 51 Madison Avenue, 22nd Floor, New York, New York 10010-1601 | TEL (212) 849-7000 FAX (212) 849-7100 WRITER'S DIRECT DIAL NO. (212) 849-7482 WRITER'S EMAIL ADDRESS juliabeskin@quinnemanuel.com May 5, 2022 VIA ECF MEMO ENDORSED The Honorable Katherine Polk Failla, USDJ United States District Court for the Southern District of New York 40 Foley Square, New York, New York 10007 Re: Blue Cross & Blue Shield Assoc. Nat’l Emp. Benefits Committee v. Allianz Global Investors U.S. LLC et al., 20-cv-7606 (KPF) Dear Judge Failla: In connection with the pre-conference letter filed on May 3, 2022 by Defendant Aon Investments USA Inc. (“Aon”) regarding the discovery dispute concerning Plaintiff Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association National Employee Benefits Committee’s (“NEBC”) refusal to comply with the Court’s Order (Dkt. 140) requiring it to apply specified search terms to the files of ten priority custodians, Aon respectfully requests leave to file revised redacted versions of the pre-conference letter and Exhibits 4 and 10 to that letter on the public docket, and that the Court instruct the clerk to remove the previously-filed versions (see Dkts. 167, 167-4, 167-10) from the public docket. Following Aon’s May 3, 2022 filing, NEBC requested that Aon make additional redactions to the pre-motion letter and Exhibits 4 and 10 to protect additional material that NEBC contends contains “Protected Material” under the Stipulated Amended Protective Order. (Dkt. 79). Aon agreed to comply with NEBC’s request. Respectfully submitted, /s/ Julia M. Beskin Julia M. Beskin cc: Counsel for Plaintiff (by ECF) quinn emanuel urquhart & sullivan, llp LOS ANGELES | NEW YORK | SAN FRANCISCO | SILICON VALLEY | CHICAGO | WASHINGTON, DC | HOUSTON | SEATTLE | BOSTON | SALT LAKE C ITY LONDON | TOKYO | MANNHEIM | HAMBURG | PARIS | MUNICH | SYDNEY | HONG KONG | BRUSSELS | ZURICH | SHANGHAI | PERTH | STUTTGART Case 1:20-cv-07606-KPF Document 176 Filed 05/06/22 Page 2 of 2 Application GRANTED. Defendant redacted versions of its May 3, associated exhibits. The Clerk the documents located at docket to refile the public version of soon as practicable. shall be permitted to file revised 2022 pre-conference letter and of Court is hereby directed to strike entry 167, and Defendant is directed its revised premotion submission as The Clerk of Court is directed to terminate the pending motion at docket entry 171. Dated: May 6, 2022 New York, New York SO ORDERED. HON. KATHERINE POLK FAILLA UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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