Last Ditch Efforts to Reach Settlement

IT Business Edge
July 4, 2012

Jay Palmer’s whistleblower case against Infosys is set for trial next week. In an attempt to reach settlement, U.S. District Court Judge Myron H. Thompson ordered mediation before U.S. Magistrate Judge Charles S. Coody. The parties are required to submit confidential briefs to Judge Coody about the following: “information as an estimate of the costs of future litigation in the case, including the cost of trial and trial preparation; a history of the litigation and past settlement discussions; an explanation of each party’s claims or defenses, and a candid assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of those claims or defenses; a candid statement of the parties’ objectives in the litigation, and of any sensitive issues; and a candid assessment of any impediments to settlement.”

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