Securities and Exchange Commission v. Complete Business Solutions Group, Inc., et al.

Case No. 20-cv-81205-RAR

United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida

Important Dates and Deadlines

August 17, 2020
2:30 p.m.
The Court will hold a telephonic status conference on Monday, August 17, 2020 at 2:30 P.M. The parties are instructed to call 1-877-402-9753 by no later than 2:25 P.M. The access code is 9372453 and the password is 0918. The Court requires that the parties appear via a landline (i.e., not a cellular phone or a speaker phone) for clarity.
August 18, 2020
10:00 a.m.
The Court has scheduled a preliminary injunction hearing that is to take place on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 11:00 A.M.* via Zoom. The information to join by Zoom or telephone is as follows:

Join ZoomGov Meeting:
https://www.zoomgov.com/j/1601677125?pwd=VnNmOXB2eHBXVHAvWFE5Vzk2TlNVZz09

Meeting ID: 160 167 7125
Passcode: 998431

To join by Telephone Dial by your location
+1 669 254 5252 US (San Jose)
+1 646 828 7666 US (New York)

Meeting ID: 160 167 7125
Passcode: 998431

* Please note updated time.
August 21, 2020
10:00 a.m.
The preliminary injunction hearing will resume on Friday, August 21, 2020, at 10:00 AM. The hearing will take place via Zoom videoconference.

The Zoom hearing can be accessed at:

https://www.zoomgov.com/j/1610595966?pwd=REQvVXZQOG44Szlsbms1dGVPa0pjdz09.

The Meeting ID is 161 059 5966 and the Passcode is 021960.
September 2, 2020
4:30 p.m.
The Court has set a telephonic status conference with Plaintiff Securities and Exchange Commission and Defendant Dean J. Vagnozzi at 4:30 P.M. on Wednesday, September 2, 2020. The parties are instructed to call 1-877-402-9753 by no later than 4:25 P.M. The access code is 9372453 and the password is 0918. The Court requires that the parties appear via a landline (i.e., not a cellular phone or a speaker phone) if possible for clarity. See ECF No. 222, Paperless Order Entered on September 2, 2020.
September 8, 2020
11:00 a.m.
The Court has scheduled a status conference to be conducted via Zoom on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 11:00 A.M.

The Zoom conference can be accessed at:

https://www.zoomgov.com/j/1617534370?pwd=WWlyQUZrSGhEQWY0T0tQZ3dnMjF5Zz09

The Meeting ID is 161 753 4370 and the Passcode is 546411.

See ECF No. 216, Paperless Order entered on September 1, 2020, and ECF No. 228, Paperless Order Entered on September 2, 2020.
September 11, 2020
The Court has extended the Temporary Restraining Order (ECF No. 42, entered on July 28, 2020) through September 11, 2020, to allow additional time for the parties to engage in settlement negotiations regarding the scope of the preliminary injunction requested by the Securities and Exchange Commission, which was the subject of the hearing before the Court on August 18 and August 21, 2020. See ECF No. 206, Paperless Order entered on August 29, 2020.

* Note: All of the Defendants have consented to the entry of a preliminary injunction. As a result, the Court will not be issuing an Order with findings of fact and conclusions of law based on the arguments presented to the Court during the preliminary injunction hearing.

Now that the preliminary injunction has been resolved, the parties have filed a joint scheduling report (See DE 261 – Joint Scheduling Report). Next, the Court will enter a Scheduling Order that establishes a trial date and other pretrial deadlines.
October 5, 2020
10:00 a.m.
The Court has scheduled a status conference to be conducted via Zoom on Monday, October 5, 2020, at 10:00 A.M.

The Zoom conference can be accessed at https://www.zoomgov.com/j/1616795889?pwd=WkdCbkliQkFVMHNZVStSdW5PdGR1UT09.

The Meeting ID is 161 679 5889 and the Passcode is 181442.

See ECF No. 288, Paperless Order entered on September 27, 2020, and ECF No. 289, Paperless Order Entered on September 28, 2020.