|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issue: Whether a plaintiff adequately pleads breach of the duties of prudence and diversification solely by alleging that fiduciaries permitted participants in a defined contribution plan to choose, from an adequately diversified menu of investment options, to invest in an undiversified single-stock fund.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Oct 30 2020||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 7, 2020)|
|Dec 23 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/8/2021.|
|Jan 04 2021||Response Requested. (Due February 3, 2021)|
|Jan 11 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 3, 2021 to March 5, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Jan 11 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including March 5, 2021.|
|Mar 05 2021||Brief of respondent Jeffrey Quatrone in opposition filed.|
|Mar 23 2021||Reply of petitioners Gannett Co., Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Mar 24 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/16/2021.|
|Apr 19 2021||The Acting Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.|
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