S&C Critical Insights – Grant of Certiorari in Pivotal Software v. Zhung Tran

July 14, 2021

In this episode of S&C’s Critical Insights, David Rein and Julia Malkina discuss the Supreme Court’s recent grant of certiorari in Pivotal Software v. Zhung Tran. The issue before the Court is whether the automatic stay of discovery pending a motion to dismiss for securities actions in federal court also applies in state court. David and Julia discuss how this issue has been decided in state courts, the key issues and arguments likely to be presented to the Supreme Court, and the implications that might result from the Court’s eventual decision.