Harrington Global Opportunity Fund, Limited v. CIBC World Markets Corp. et al

Filing 52

ORDER granting in part and denying in part 51 Letter Motion for Extension of Time to File. The application is GRANTED in part. By April 22, 2021, Plaintiff shall serve its amended Complaint. By April 29, 2021, Defendants shall jointly file any p re-motion letter for a motion to dismiss the amended Complaint, and by May 6, 2021, Plaintiff shall file any response. All submissions will be per the Individual Rules. The April 1, 2021, deadline for Plaintiff's response to Defendants' March 25, 2021, pre-motion letter (Dkt. No. 49) is cancelled. The initial pretrial conference scheduled for April 8, 2021, is adjourned sine die. (Signed by Judge Lorna G. Schofield on 3/31/2021) (cf)

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The application is GRANTED in part. By April 22, 2021, Plaintiff shall serve its amended Complaint. By April 29, 2021, Defendants shall jointly file any premotion letter for a motion to dismiss the amended Complaint, and by May 6, 2021, Plaintiff shall file any response. All submissions will be per the Individual Rules. The April 1, 2021, deadline for Plaintiff's response to Defendants' March 25, 2021, pre-motion letter (Dkt. No. 49) is cancelled. The initial pretrial conference scheduled for April 8, 2021, is adjourned sine die. Warshaw Burstein, LLP 575 Lexington Avenue, 7th Floor SO ORDERED New York, NY 10017 (212) 984-7700 Dated: March 31, 2021 www.wbny.com New York, New York March 30, 2021 VIA ECF Honorable Lorna G. Schofield United States District Judge United States District Court for the Southern District of New York 500 Pearl Street New York, NY 10017 Re: Harrington Global Opportunity Fund, Ltd., v. CIBC World Markets Corp. et al. Case No. 21-cv-00761 (LGS) Dear Judge Schofield: This firm represents Plaintiff Harrington Global Opportunity Fund, Ltd. (“Plaintiff”), in the above captioned action. I write jointly on behalf of Plaintiff and with the consent of Defendants, pursuant to Rule I.B.2 of the Court’s Individual Rules of Practice, to request approval of a schedule wherein Plaintiff will amend its complaint and Defendants will answer, move, or otherwise respond to the Amended Complaint. Pursuant to the Court’s Order of February 22, 2021 (the “Order”), Defendants were directed to file a pre-motion letter in support of a motion to dismiss in accordance with the Court’s Individual Rules. Defendants’ pre-motion letter was filed on March 25, 2021. [Dkt 49.] Pursuant to the Order, by April 1, 2021, Plaintiff is to file a response to Defendants’ pre-motion letter and the parties are also required to file a joint letter proposing a schedule for Defendants to answer, move, or otherwise respond to the Complaint and a Joint Civil Management Plan and Scheduling Order. [Dkt. 16.] A telephonic conference is scheduled for April 8, 2021. [Dkt. 14.] After receiving Defendants’ joint pre-motion letter, Plaintiff has elected to amend its Complaint. As a result, the parties jointly request approval of the following schedule: {1329379.1 } 1. Plaintiff shall serve its Amended Complaint on or before May 17, 2021; 2. Defendants shall serve their motion to dismiss within 60 days after being served with Plaintiff’s Amended Complaint; 3. Plaintiff shall serve its opposition to Defendants’ motion to dismiss within 60 days after service of Defendants’ motion; 4. Defendants shall serve their reply to Plaintiff’s opposition within 30 days after service of Plaintiff’s opposition. This is the first request by Plaintiff to amend its Complaint and for a briefing schedule of Defendants’ motion to dismiss Plaintiff’s Amended Complaint. We respectfully thank the Court for considering this joint request. Respectfully submitted, Warshaw Burstein, LLP /s/ Alan M. Pollack Alan M. Pollack cc: Sandra D. Hauser, Esq. William E. Walsh, Esq. Stephen J. Senderowitz, Esq. Benjamin Perotin, Esq. Audra J. Soloway, Esq. Abby F. Rudzin, Esq. Brad Elias, Esq. Todd Fishman, Esq. Alexander K. Bussey, Esq. David Sapir Lesser, Esq. Jamie S. Dycus, Esq. Jenny Pelaez, Esq. Perrie Weiner, Esq. Benjamin Turner, Esq. Michael Hidalgo, Esq. Laura Zimmerman, Esq. Alesha Fowler, Esq. {1329379.1 } 2

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