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Infosys Versus Jack Palmer: US Judge Orders Mediation

BANGALORE: The US Federal Judge has ordered IT major Infosys and Jack Palmer, the infosys employee who accused the firm of a visa fraud in the US to meet and settle their disputes at a conference later this month, reports a US based news portal itbusiness edge. The case between Infosys and Palmer is expected to go to trial next month.

According to the report, US District Court Judge Myron H. Thompson has ordered a mediation conference with counsels for both sides to attend the conference. "The two sides were directed to provide to the mediator, on or before July 23, confidential mediation statements that were not to be filed with the clerk's office or to be served on each other," the report said.

Typically mediation conferences are held to aid rival parties settle their disputes in front of a neutral third party. Infosys spokesperson told ET that this was a standard procedure. The Bangalore based company declined to comment further.

The incident came to light in February last year, when Jack Palmer,
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