United States District Court, D. Nebraska
Nicholas B. Clifford, Daniel Sakaguchi, Mark A. Thomas, Samir Mehta, ARMSTRONG TEASDALE LLP, St. Louis, Missouri and James M. Bausch, Trenten P. Bausch, Adam W. Barney, CLINE WILLIAMS WRIGHT JOHNSON & OLDFATHER, L.L.P., Omaha, Nebraska, Attorneys for Defendants MasterCard Technologies, LLC & MasterCard International, Inc.
Gregory C. Scaglione, John V. Matson, KOLEY JESSEN P.C., L.L.O., Omaha, Nebraska, Attorneys for Plaintiff ACI Worldwide Corp.
MASTERCARD TECHNOLOGIES PROGRESSION OF CASE
F.A. GOSSETT, III, Magistrate Judge.
The Court has reviewed the Parties' Stipulation Regarding Revised Order Setting Final Progression of Case (#124) and finds that the case progression deadlines for the above-captioned litigation should be revised.
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that the provisions of the court's earlier, initial progression order (Filing No. 39) remain in effect, and in addition to those provisions, the following shall apply:
1. Motions for Summary Judgment. Motions for summary judgment shall be filed not later than Tuesday, February 16, 2016. See NECivR 56.1 and 7.0.1.
2. Deposition Limitation. The parties stipulation in the Rule 26(f) Report (Filing No. 38) regarding Rule 30(b)(6) and expert depositions is unaffected by this order. ( See Filing No. 38, p.33). Further, Plaintiff may take fifteen (15) fact witness depositions, and the Defendants collectively may take fifteen (15) fact witness depositions.
3. Discovery Deadlines:
a. Non-Expert Deposition Deadline. All non-expert depositions, whether or not they are intended to be used at trial, shall be completed by Monday, August 31, 2015.
b. Expert Deposition Deadline. All expert depositions, whether or not they are intended to be used at trial, shall be completed by Thursday, January 14, 2016.
c. Written Discovery Deadline. All interrogatories, requests for admission and requests for production or inspection, whether or not they are intended to be used at trial, shall be completed by Thursday, June 11, 2015. Counsel may stipulate to extensions of time to respond to discovery requests in accordance with Fed.R.Civ.P. 29, but such extensions shall not extend any of the dates in this order; any request to extend the deadlines of this order shall be sought by motion.
d. Discovery Motions. Discovery motions shall be filed not later than Monday, July 13, 2015 as to matters which are then ripe for decision; discovery matters arising after that date may be the subject of motions until the deposition deadline. Counsel are reminded of the provisions of NECivR 7.0.1(i).
4. Disclosure of Expert Witnesses. Each plaintiff, counter-claimant, and cross-claimant shall, as soon as practicable but not later than Monday, September 14, 2015, serve all opposing parties with the statement required by Fed.R.Civ.P. 26(a)(2) regarding each expert witness it expects to call to testify at trial pursuant to the provisions of Rule 702, 703 or 705, Fed. Rules of Evidence. Each defendant, counter-defendant, and cross-defendant shall serve its statement of the expert witnesses it expects to call to testify pursuant to Rule 702, 703 or 705, Fed. Rules of Evidence, pursuant to Fed.R.Civ.P. 26(a)(2) as soon thereafter as practicable, but not later than Monday, November 2, 2015. If necessary to refute the disclosed opinions of an expert witness of an opponent, a plaintiff, counter-claimant, or cross-claimant may disclose additional expert witnesses not later than Monday, December 14, 2015, provided that the disclosing party then provides all of the information described in Fed.R.Civ.P. Rule 26(a)(2) and makes the expert witness available for deposition prior to the date set for completion of depositions. Supplementation of these disclosures, if originally made prior to these deadlines, shall be made on these deadlines as to any information for which supplementation is addressed in Fed.R.Civ.P. 26(e). The testimony of the expert at trial shall be limited to the information disclosed in accordance with this paragraph.
5. Pretrial Disclosures. Pursuant to Fed.R.Civ.P. 26(a)(3), each party shall serve opposing counsel and file a redacted version as applicable with the following information regarding the evidence it may present at trial other than solely for impeachment ...