Case Study: SEC V. Collins & Aikman Corp.

Law360, New York (March 19, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In connection with discovery disputes arising in a securities fraud action brought by the SEC, Judge Shira A. Scheindlin of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York recently held that the SEC is entitled to no special treatment regarding its discovery obligations when it initiates litigation.

SEC v. Collins & Aikman Corp., et al., No. 07 Civ. 2419, 2009 WL 94311, *12 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 13, 2009) (Judge Scheindlin is also the author of the compilation of well-known discovery-related opinions in the...
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