Discovery Limited In Marsh Securities Case

Law360, New York (July 30, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has affirmed a special master's order directing the lead plaintiffs in the Marsh & McLennan Cos. Inc. securities litigation to turn over documents related to 17 confidential witnesses. But the judge has also limited the scope of discovery in order to avoid a “fishing expedition.”

U.S. District Judge Shirley Wohl Kram of the Southern District of New York ruled Wednesday that MMC, which delivers risk and insurance services, has the right to recover documents from two plaintiffs: New Jersey Pension System and the...
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