(a) Who Must File.
Any nongovernmental corporate party to a proceeding in a court
of appeals must file a statement that identifies any parent
corporation and any publicly held corporation that owns 10% or
more of its stock or states that there is no such corporation.
(b) Time for Filing; Supplemental Filing.
A party must file the Rule 26.1(a) statement with the
principal brief or upon filing a motion, response, petition,
or answer in the court of appeals, whichever occurs first,
unless a local rule requires earlier filing. Even if the
statement has already been filed, the party’s principal brief
must include the statement before the table of contents. A
party must supplement its statement whenever the information
that must be disclosed under Rule 26.1(a) changes.
(c) Number of Copies.
If the Rule 26.1(a) statement is filed before the principal
brief, or if a supplemental statement is filed, the party must
file an original and 3 copies unless the court requires a
different number by local rule or by order in a particular
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