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Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the February 24 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday, March 1.

The Clearing House Ass’n, L.L.C. v. Bloomberg, L.P.

Petition for certiorari denied on March 21, 2011
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
10-543 2d Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2010
 
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Issue: (1) Whether the identity of a third party who transacts with a federal agency, and the highly confidential terms of such a transaction, constitutes information "obtained from" that party for purposes of Exemption 4 of the Freedom of Information Act, which authorizes a federal agency to withhold “[1] trade secrets and commercial or financial information [2] obtained from a person [3] privileged or confidential”; and (2) whether information is "confidential" under FOIA Exemption 4 when its disclosure would impair the effectiveness of federal agency programs.

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