Kaplan Group Investments, LLC et al v. A.S.A.P. Logistics LTD et al
ORDER: Plaintiffs are directed to respond within 14 days, addressing whether paragraph 125 should be stricken. (Signed by Judge J. Paul Oetken on 9/16/2022) (ate)
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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
KAPLAN GROUP INVESTMENTS,
LLC, et al.,
A.S.A.P. LOGISTICS Ltd., et al.,
J. PAUL OETKEN, District Judge:
The Court has received the attached correspondence from the Turkish Ambassador to the
United States, which requests that paragraph 125 of the complaint be stricken.
Under Rule 12(f) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, “[t]he court may strike from a
pleading . . . any redundant, immaterial, impertinent, or scandalous matter.” To prevail on a
motion to strike, a movant “must demonstrate that (1) no evidence in support of the allegations
would be admissible; (2) that the allegations have no bearing on the issues in the case; and (3)
that to permit the allegations to stand would result in prejudice to the movant.” Acco, Ltd. v.
Rich Kids Jeans Corp., No. 15 Civ. 7425 (JSR), 2016 WL 3144053, *1 (April 11, 2016) (citation
Plaintiffs are directed to respond within 14 days, addressing whether paragraph 125
should be stricken.
Dated: September 16, 2022
New York, New York
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