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THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA



UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,    

                  Plaintiff,

                  v.

ABITIBI-CONSOLIDATED INC. and   
BOWATER INC.,

                  Defendants.


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CASE NO: 1:07-cv-1912

JUDGE: Collyer, Rosemary M.

DECK TYPE: Antitrust

DATE STAMP:


PARTIES' JOINT PROPOSED BRIEFING SCHEDULE FOR THE UNITED STATES'
MOTION FOR ENTRY OF THE PROPOSED FINAL JUDGMENT

The parties make the following joint motion pursuant to the Court's June 5, 2008 Minute Order directing the parties to submit a joint proposed briefing schedule for the United States' motion for entry of the proposed Final Judgement.

The parties' joint proposed briefing schedule:

  • The United States' filed its Motion for Entry of the Proposed Final Judgment on June 18, 2008.
  • The Defendants' and Newspaper Association of America's response briefs must be filed with the Court no later than thirty (30) days following the entry of the Court's Order regarding this proposed briefing schedule.
  • The United States' reply brief must then be filed no later than twenty-one (21) days following the thirty-day response brief time frame, or fifty-one (51) days following the entry of the Court's Order regarding this proposed briefing schedule.

Dated: June 18, 2008 Respectfully submitted,


Counsel for United States

_______________/s/________________
Karl D. Knutsen, Esq.
Ryan Danks, Esq.
Rebecca A. Perlmutter, Esq.
U.S. Department of Justice
Antitrust Division

Counsel for Amicus
Newspaper Association of America

_______________/s/________________
Mohammad A. Syed, Esq.
Alan L. Marx, Esq.
King & Ballow

Counsel for Defendant
Abitibi-Consolidated, Inc.,

_______________/s/________________
Joseph J. Simons, Esq.
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Counsel for Defendant
Bowater Incorporated

_______________/s/________________
Danielle Monnig Clark, Esq.
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

 


ORDER

Order granting Parties' Joint Proposed Briefing Schedule for the United States' Motion for Entry of the Proposed Final Judgment.

Dated: ___________, 2008 _______________________________
The Honorable Rosemary M. Collyer


NAMES OF ATTORNEYS ENTITLED TO BE NOTIFIED OF ENTRY OF THE
COURT'S ORDER REGARDOMG THE PARTIES' JOINT PROPOSED BRIEFING
SCHEDULE PURSUANT TO LOCAL RULE 7(k) AND
CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE

I hereby certify that on June 18, 2008, I caused a copy of the foregoing Parties' Joint Proposed Briefing Schedule for the United States' Motion for Entry of the Proposed Final Judgment and United States' Motion for Entry of the Proposed Final Judgment in this matter to the following individuals:

CM/ECF automatic electronic notification ­

Counsel for Defendant Abitibi-Consolidated Inc.
Joseph J. Simons, Esq. ( jsimons@paulweiss.com)
Moses Silverman, Esq. (msilverman@paulweiss.com)
Danielle Monnig Clark, Esq. (dclark@paulweiss.com)
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
1615 L Street, NW, Suite 1300
Washington, DC 20036-5694

Counsel for Defendant Bowater Incorporated
Danielle Monnig Clark, Esq. (dclark@paulweiss.com)
(See above for address)

Counsel for Plaintiff United States
Ryan Danks, Esq. (ryan.danks@usdoj.gov)
U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division
1401 H Street, NW, Suite 4000
Washington, DC 20530

Counsel for Amicus Newspaper Association of America
Mohammad A. Syed, Esq. (msyed@kingballow.com)
King & Ballow
1100 Union Street Plaza
315 Union Street
Nashville, TN 37201
Notice delivered by other means (electronic mail) ­

Counsel for Plaintiff United States
Karl D. Knutsen (karl.knutsen@usdoj.gov)
U.S. Department of Justice
Antitrust Division
1401 H Street, NW, Suite 4000
Washington, DC 20530

Counsel for Amicus Newspaper Association of America
Alan L. Marx, Esq. (amarx@kingballow.com)
Mark E. Hunt, Esq.
Steven C. Douse, Esq.
King & Ballow
(See above for address)

  _______________/s/________________
Rebecca A. Perlmutter, Esq.
U.S. Department of Justice
Antitrust Division
1401 H Street, NW, Suite 4000
Washington, DC 20530
Telephone: (202) 307-6456
Facsimile: (202) 307-5802
Email: rebecca.perlmutter@usdoj.gov