7th Circ. OKs Shahid Khan's Discovery In Failed-Deal Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (January 10, 2014, 9:52 PM EST) -- The Seventh Circuit on Friday upheld a lower court's allowing billionaire Shahid Khan to proceed with discovery in GEA Group AG's suit over an aborted business deal with his auto parts company, finding it is unlikely to lead to conflict with a related arbitration proceeding in Germany.

A three-judge panel upheld U.S. District Judge Harold A. Baker's order partially lifting a stay of discovery in GEA's suit, filed in Illinois federal court in April 2009, over a failed deal to sell one of its subsidiaries to...
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