SANTA FE: ORDER GRANTING STAY OF PROCEEDINGS PENDING A RULING BY THE JUDICIAL PANEL ON MULTIDISTRICT LITIGATION, FEB 5, 2016

February 8, 2016 5:45 pm by Gene Borio

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ORDERED AND ADJUDGED, on this 5TH day of Feb., 2016, that:

1. All proceedings in this action are hereby stayed pending resolution of the Motion for Transfer of Actions to the District of New Mexico for Consolidation of All Pretrial Proceedings Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1407 [MDL No. 2695] pending before the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (the “MDL Motion”), or further order of this Court.

2. The Parties are directed to notify the Court within five (5) business days after the MDL Judicial Panel rules on the pending MDL Motion.

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FULL TEXT:

Case 7:15-cv-08622-NSR Document 21 Filed 02/05/16 Page 1of 1

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK

THEODORE ROTHMAN, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated,

Plaintiff

v.

Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company Inc. and Reynolds American, Inc.

Defendant

Case No. 7:l5-cv-08622-NSR

ORDER GRANTING STAY OF PROCEEDINGS PENDING A RULING BY THE JUDICIAL PANEL ON MULTIDISTRICT LITIGATION

This cause having come before the Court by the agreement of the parties, and this Court having considered the request for a stay of proceedings and all other relevant factors, it is hereby

ORDERED AND ADJUDGED, on this 5TH day of Feb., 2016, that:

1. All proceedings in this action are hereby stayed pending resolution of the Motion for Transfer of Actions to the District of New Mexico for Consolidation of All Pretrial Proceedings Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1407 [MDL No. 2695] pending before the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (the “MDL Motion”), or further order of this Court.

2. The Parties are directed to notify the Court within five (5) business days after the MDL Judicial Panel rules on the pending MDL Motion.

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3. The parties are also directed to notify, via written submission, the Court on or before April 7, 2016 of the status of the JPML hearing on March 31, 2016, and to seek further extension of the stay if appropriate. Failure to notify the Court as directed will result in the case being calendared.

[Handwriting ends]

SO ORDERED:

HON. NELSON S. ROMAN

UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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