UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
November 24, 2010
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION, PLAINTIFF,
NEWPOINT FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC.; JOHN FARAHI; GISSOU RASTEGAR FARAHI; AND ELAHEH AMOUEI, DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Dean D. Pregerson United States District Judge
ORDER DENYING DEFENDANTS' EX PARTE APPLICATION TO STAY MAGISTRATE JUDGE's NOVEMBER 5, 2010 ORDER AND GRANTING PLAINTIFF'S EX PARTE APPLICATION TO ENFORCE THE MAGISTRATE JUDGE'S NOVEMBER 5, 2010 ORDER [Ex Parte Applications filed on 11/17/2010 and 11/18/2010]
Presently before the court is the Ex Parte Application of Plaintiff Securities and Exchange Commission for Order Enforcing Magistrate Judge's November 5, 2010 Order and the Ex Parte Application of Defendants John Farahi and Gissou Rastegar Farahi, Intervenor Pariz Banafshe, Relief Defendants Quiff Investments, Ltd., Justin P. Farahi, and Joshua A. Farahi, and Third Parties Bird, Marella, Boxer, Wolpert, Nessim, Drooks & Linceberg, P.C., Larsen AVR Group, Inc., Kaplan Kenegos & Kadin, Law Office of Leo Fasen, and Caldwell Leslie & Proctor, PC for a stay of the Magistrate Judge's November 5, Order.
The court has considered both parties' applications and supporting documents as well as the November 5, 2010, order of United States Magistrate Judge McDermott. The court finds that there is not good cause for the requested stay. Defendants' Ex Parte application for a stay is therefore DENIED. Plaintiff's Ex Parte application for enforcement of the order is GRANTED. It is further ordered that Defendants shall comply with the Magistrate Judge's November, 5, 2010, order forthwith.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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