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Agreed Order of Dismissal

Settlement Agreements

In connection with any settled matter in which counsel desire to have this court retain jurisdiction to enforce any future obligations under the settlement agreement, the parties' stipulation for dismissal of the action with such retention of jurisdiction must not refer to dismissal "with prejudice" (see Blue Cross v. Am. Express Co., 467 F.3d 634 (7th Cir. 2006); Shapo v. Engle, 463 F.3d 641 (7th Cir. 2006); and Lynch v. SamataMason, Inc., 279 F.3d 487 (7th Cir. 2002)).

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