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Case Blurb: WESTLB AG; Factors Limiting Discovery Requests

Posted by rjbiii on August 29, 2007

Parties may “obtain discovery regarding any matter, not privileged, that is relevant to the claim or defense of any party”, except where, inter alia, “the burden or expense of the proposed discovery outweighs its likely benefit, taking into account the needs of the case, the amount in controversy, the parties’ resources, the importance of the issues at stake in the litigation, and the importance of the proposed discovery in resolving the issue.” Quinby v. WESTLB AG, 2006 WL 2597900 (S.D.N.Y. 2006) (citing Fed. R. Civ. Proc. 26(b)).

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