|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|19-347||1st Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2019|
Issues: Whether the Bank Secrecy Act, 31 U.S.C. § 5318(g)(3)(A), confers (a) absolute immunity for any disclosure or (b) immunity only if the disclosure is an objectively “possible criminal violation,” is made in good faith, or is not fraudulent; and (2) whether in a diversity case, the transferee court, which is receiving jurisdiction pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1404(a) (i.e., only because of witness convenience), must apply the law of the transferor court (including federal law allowing for an immunity defense), or the law of its own court.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jul 03 2019||Application (19A35) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from July 16, 2019 to September 13, 2019, submitted to Justice Breyer.|
|Jul 08 2019||Application (19A35) granted by Justice Breyer extending the time to file until September 13, 2019.|
|Sep 13 2019||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 17, 2019)|
|Oct 30 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/15/2019.|
|Nov 06 2019||Response Requested. (Due December 6, 2019)|
|Nov 19 2019||Motion to extend the time to file a response from December 6, 2019 to January 6, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Nov 20 2019||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including January 6, 2020.|
|Jan 06 2020||Brief of respondent Fidelity Brokerage Services, LLC in opposition filed.|
|Jan 21 2020||Reply of petitioners AER Advisors Inc., et al. filed.|
|Jan 22 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/21/2020.|
|Feb 24 2020||Petition DENIED.|
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