A federal judge has dealt a blow to the CFP Board's efforts to shrink the scope of a lawsuit by two Florida planners, denying the board's efforts to quash discovery requests. The judge also ruled to allow the planners to seek unspecified monetary damages and to argue -- in an expanded version of their original complaint -- that the board committed antitrust violations.

Judge Richard Leon of the U.S. District Court in Washington D.C. entered his six rulings -- one specifically allowing the Camardas to amend their complaint, and five against the board's motions -- without any commentary on Sunday.

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