WPP, Nielsen dismissal motions to be heard on Dec 14

11 Sep,2012

By A Correspondent

 

The return date for the dismissal motions will now be December 14 and not September 13. As per the proposed order posted by the New York Supreme Court, on August 30, the Court granted NDTV’s application for a conference to set forth a schedule by which the three key parties (NDTV revising its complaint), WPP’s existing motion to dismiss and Nielsen’s proposed motion to dismiss the motion. (See proposed order at: https://iapps.courts.state.ny.us/fbem/DocumentDisplayServlet?documentId=H5fLtBSiJltQWmamdxHfhQ==&system=prod)

 

On August 31, 2012, the Court conducted a conference, via telephone, with counsel for NDTV, counsel for the Moving Defendants (WPP) and counsel for the Nielsen Defendants. On the Conference Call, counsel for NDTV indicated, inter alia, that NDTV will conduct an investigation as to whether or not Kantar, IMRB and JWT were properly named in the Complaint, and, if not, NDTV will make the necessary changes in the Amended Complaint.

 

Having considered all of the papers and arguments regarding the scheduling
disputes, the Court ordered: that:

 

1. NDTV file and serve its Amended Complaint on or before October 5,
2012, via electronic filing;

2. The Moving Defendants (WPP) file and serve their supplemental motion papers
responding to the Amended Complaint, if any, on or before October 19,
2012, via electronic filing;

3. The Nielsen Defendants file and serve the Nielsen Motions to Dismiss on
or before October 19, 2012, via electronic filing;

4. NDTV file and serve its opposition papers to the Motions to Dismiss and
the Nielsen Motions to Dismiss on or before November 16, 2012, via
electronic filing;

5. The Moving Defendants file and serve their reply papers regarding the
Motions to Dismiss on or before December 7, 2012, via electronic filing;

6. The Nielsen Defendants file and serve their reply papers regarding the
Nielsen Motions to Dismiss on or before December 7, 2012, via electronic
filing;

7. The return date for the Motions to Dismiss is adjourned until December
14, 2012; and

8. The return date for the Nielsen Motions to Dismiss shall be December 14,
2012.

 

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