Court Requires Production of Electronic Documents in Native Format

In re NYSE Specialists Sec. Litig., 2006 WL 1704447 (S.D.N.Y. June 14, 2006)

In this ruling regarding various class certification discovery issues, the court ordered:

  • The Specialist Defendants shall produce all documents previously produced by them to the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") and the New York Stock Exchange (the "NYSE") in the course of their investigations of the Specialist Defendants’ actions underlying this litigation.
  • All hard copy documents shall be produced on single page tiff images, uploadable on both Opticon and Concordance.  All electronic documents shall be produced in their native format.  When producing electronic documents, the producing party shall also provide all metadata

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