Notice Regarding Civil LR 3-15

The Court issued for public comment a proposed revision to Civil Local Rule 3-15 regarding the disclosure of non-party interested entities or persons. The Court has elected not to issue the draft revision in final form but instead to take the following actions:

(1) To delete LR 3-15(a) entitled Policy and to make other conforming and numbering changes; and

(2) To include in the Standing Order For All Judges of the Northern District of California the following provision to be added at the end of existing paragraph 19 on page 2: in any proposed class, collective, or representative action, the required disclosure includes any person or entity that is funding the prosecution of any claim or counterclaim.