COURT ORDERS

Various actions regarding claims related to the WorldCom Securities Litigation are pending in multiple courts. Click on any of the below links to download a particular ruling or order in Adobe Acrobat format.

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Rulings and orders are available on the following litigations pending in the courts indicated:

  • WorldCom Securities Litigation (Southern District of New York)
  • In re PaineWebber GOALS Securities Litigation (Southern District of New York)
  • Salomon Analyst WorldCom Litigation (Southern District of New York)
  • United States Bankruptcy Court (Southern District of New York)
  • Judicial Panel on Multi District Litigation



    WorldCom Securities Litigation (Southern District of New York)

  • 12/14/12 – Judgment Approving Settlement with Arthur Andersen LLP of Contingent Payment Claim

  • 12/14/12 – Order Awarding Attorneys’ Fees and Expenses

  • 12/14/12 – Order Regarding Reissuance of Uncashed Checks

  • 10/2/12 – Order Preliminary Approving Settlement with Arthur Andersen LLP of Contingent Payment Claim and Providing for Notice

  • 03/18/10 - Ruling Denying Resissue Request of BlackRock Financial on Behalf of AXA Premier Funds

  • 03/05/10 - Order to Reissue Settlement Distribution Check to Mr. Berch

  • 11/30/09 - Order Extending Check Reissue Bar Date

  • 9/30/09 - Order Denying Objections of E. Bruce and Louise J. Barber

  • 9/18/09 - Order Approving Final Distribution Plan

  • 9/14/09 - Order Rejecting Objections to Claimants' Payment Amounts

  • 9/14/09 - Order Denying Objections from Claimants with Purchases Made Outside Class Period

  • 9/14/09 - Order Denying Objections from Claimants that Failed to Provide Adequate Supporting Documentation

  • 9/14/09 - Order Granting Motion for Approval of Final Distribution Plan

  • 9/14/09 - Opinion and Order Regarding Exclusion Requests Revoked after Feb. 19, 2005

  • 8/13/09 - Order for GCG to Respond to Objections Regarding Distribution

  • 7/29/09 - Order Regarding Objection by Bruce and Louise Barber

  • 1/23/08 - Order Granting Lead Plaintiff's Motion to Conduct a Second Distribution of Net Settlement Fund

  • 1/2/08 - Scheduling Order Concerning Briefing Regarding Second Distribution of Net Settlement Fund

  • 11/29/06 - Endorsed Order Granting Lead Plaintiff's Motion to Conduct Initial Distribution of Net Settlement Fund

  • 10/10/06 - Order Regarding Termination Date of Third Party Claims Fund

  • 10/06/06 - Order of Discontinuance of Argentine v. Ebbers, 04-Civ-9711

  • 09/29/06 - Order Closing Hopper v. MCI, 03-Civ-7298 and Berg v. WorldCom, 03-Civ-7299

  • 09/15/06 - Opinion and Order Denying Motion of GSC Partners to Revoke GSC's Request for Exclusion from the Class Action

  • 08/14/06 - Order Indicating that the Court Will Address Disputes Regarding Rejection of Claims During Process Set Forth in the June 14, 2005 Order and Further Ordering that Class Members Wishing to Inquire or Protest Claims Administrator's Process Must Write to Lead Counsel

  • 08/03/06 - Order Indicating that the Court Will Address Disputes Regarding Rejection of Claims During Process Set Forth in the June 14, 2005 Order and Further Ordering that Class Members Wishing to Inquire or Protest Claims Administrator's Process Must Write to Lead Counsel

  • 06/20/06 - Order Stating That Court Will Accept Claims Filed Until June 15, 2006, and Requiring Anyone Objecting to the New Acceptance Deadline to File an Objection by July 7, 2006

  • 06/20/06 - Order Denying Fees to be Paid to Counsel for John Marshall Lusk, Jr.

  • 09/30/05 - Order Dismissing Actions in In re Salomon Analyst WorldCom Litigation with Prejudice and Without Costs to Any Party

  • 09/27/05 - Order Closing on Docket on: 1) February 4, 2005 motion of Arthur Andersen LLP for a continuance of the trial and 2) February 4, 2005 motion of the Underwriter Defendants for a continuance of the trial; 3) December 8, 2004 motion of Bert C. Roberts to reopen discovery for a limited purpose; 4) Francesco Galesi’s February 3, 2005 motion to advance defense costs

  • 09/22/05 - Order Approving the Modified Supplemental Plan of Allocation

  • 09/21/05 - Opinion Approving All Settlements, Plans of Allocations and Attorneys' Fees and Expenses

  • 09/21/05 - Judgment Approving the Underwriter Settlements and Dismissing the Action Against the Settling Underwriter Defendants

  • 09/21/05 - Judgment Approving Settlement and Dismissing Action Against Arthur Andersen LLP

  • 09/21/05 - Judgment Approving Settlement and Dismissing Action Against the Director Defendants

  • 09/21/05 - Order Approving Settlement and Dismissing Action Against Bernard Ebbers

  • 09/21/05 - Order Approving Settlement and Dismissing Action Against Scott D. Sullivan

  • 09/21/05 - Judgment Approving Settlement and Dismissing Action Against Buford Yates and David Myers

  • 09/21/05 - Order Granting Lead Counsel's Motion for an Award of Attorneys' Fees Relating to Settlements with the Underwriter Defendants

  • 09/21/05 - Order Granting Lead Counsel's Motion for an Award of Attorneys' Fees Relating to Settlements with the Director Defendants and Arthur Andersen LLP

  • 09/21/05 - Order Granting Lead Counsel's Motion for Reimbursement of Expenses

  • 09/21/05 - Order Approving Lead Plaintiff's Plans of Allocation with Respect to Settlements with the Underwriter Defendants

  • 09/21/05 - Order Approving Lead Plaintiff's Plans of Allocation with Respect to Settlements with the Director Defendants, Arthur Andersen LLP, Bernard Ebbers and Scott Sullivan

  • 08/24/05 - Order Approving Plan of Allocation in ERISA Litigation (No. 02 Civ. 4816)

  • 07/28/05 - Preliminary Approval Order Regarding Settlement with Scott Sullivan

  • 07/28/05 - Preliminary Approval Order Regarding Settlement with Buford Yates and David Myers

  • 07/27/05 - Order Regarding Proposed Revisions of the Class Notice to be Issued Pursuant to the Class Action Settlements with Bernard Ebbers, Scott Sullivan, Buford Yates, and David Myers

  • 07/25/05 - Order Scheduling Hearing Regarding Class Action Settlement Reached Between the Lead Plaintiff and Officer Defendants David F. Myers, Buford Yates, Jr. and Scott Sullivan for July 26, 2005

  • 07/20/05 - Order Granting Claimants Roslyn Berger Additional Time to Prepare for Show Cause Hearing and Rescheduling Hearing for Berger for August 26, 2005

  • 07/19/05 - Order Allowing Citigroup Defendants Leave to Produce to Plaintiffs in the Holtsberg Actions Unredacted Transcripts and Exhibits from Certain Depositions Taken in the Securities Litigation

  • 07/13/05 - Order Requiring Claimants Roslyn Berger, John P. Karoussos, Pearl Chu, Jim Chu, Tom Dawkins, and Marilyn Gale to Show Cause Why They Should Not Be Enjoined From Pursuing a NASD Arbitration Claim Against the Citigroup Defendants to the Extent the Claim Relates to Investments in Securities Issued by WorldCom at Hearing before the Court on July 29, 2005

  • 07/11/05 - Order Granting Preliminary Approval of Settlement with Bernard J. Ebbers

  • 07/11/05 - Order Requiring Any Objection to Request of Plaintiffs in the Holtsberg Actions Who Seek Transcripts and Exhibits from Certain Depositions Taken in the Securities Litigation to be Filed by July 15, 2005

  • 07/06/05 - Order Scheduling Conference for July 11, 2005 Regarding Preliminary Approval of Settlement Between Bernard Ebbers and Consolidated Class

  • 06/15/05 - Order Enjoining Class Members Robert Reindel, Judith Reindel (the "Reindels"), Shan C. Sun, and Collette C. Sun (the "Suns") (collectively, “Claimants”) from arbitrating any claims relating to investments in securities issued by WorldCom

  • 06/15/05 - Order Requiring Claimants (“Respondents”) George Greenfield, Under Power of Attorney for Glenn Altman, Lisa Altman, JTWROS, et. al; Succession of Hillard M. Jaik, Charlene M. Jaik, Steven A. Haik, and Holly M. Haik; and Kenneth Willard Shannon to Show Cause Before this Court on July 15, 2005 Why Respondents Should Not Be Enjoined From Pursuing a NASD Arbitration Claim Against the Citigroup Defendants to the Extent it Relates to Investments in Securities Issued by WorldCom

  • 06/15/05 - Order Granting Citigroup Defendants' Application for Enforcement and Enjoining Shan C. Sun, and Collette C. Sun (the "Suns") Claims Against Salomon Smith Barney Arising From Their Investments in WorldCom Securities

  • 06/14/05 - Hearing Order Providing Requirements for Mailing and Publication of Settlement Documents; Deadlines for Filing of Briefs, Affidavits and Objections Relating to Settlements; Extending Deadline for Claim Form Submittal to August 26, 2005; and Scheduling Final Settlement Hearing for September 9, 2005

  • 06/10/05 - Order Announcing Availability of Transcript of June 10, 2005 Hearing Regarding Revisions to Notice of Proposed Settlements, Summary Notice of Proposed Settlements, Supplemental Plan of Allocation, Summary Supplemental Plan of Allocation and Hearing Order

  • 06/08/05 - Order Scheduling Telephone Conference Regarding Revisions to the Proposed Supplemental Plan of Allocation for June 9, 2005

  • 05/05/05 - Order Denying Request of Claimants Timothy J. and Kathy M. Dolata for Exclusion From Class

  • 05/05/05 - Order Enjoining Claimants Timothy J. and Kathy M. Dolata From Arbitrating Any Claims Relating to Investments in Securities Issued by WorldCom, Inc.

  • 05/05/05 - Order Cancelling May 6, 2005 Hearing Announced in the April 20, 2005 Order to Show Cause

  • 04/26/05 - Order Granting Preliminary Approval of Settlement Reached Between Lead Plaintiff and Arthur Andersen

  • 04/26/05 - Order Declaring Mistrial and Dismissing Jury Due to Arthur Andersen LLP Having Reached a Settlement in the Consolidated Class Action

  • 04/25/05 - Order Scheduling Expedited Preliminary Approval Hearing on Arthur Andersen's Settlement of the Class Action for April 26, 2005 and Requiring Any Party Wishing to Object to Settlement Terms to notify the Lead Plaintiff, Andersen, and the Court by April 25, 2005 at 5 p.m.

  • 04/19/05 - Order Regarding Scheduling in the Individual Actions

  • 04/11/05 - Order Setting Forth Agenda for Individual Action Conference of April 15, 2005

  • 04/08/05 - Order Rregarding the Arbitration Claims of Bruce P. Bilsback, Dawn G. Bilsback, Robert Rieman, and Margaret Rieman against the Citigroup Defendants

  • 04/08/05 - Order Regarding the Arbitration Claims of Abraham L. Morris against the Citigroup Defendants

  • 04/08/05 - Order Scheduling Discussion of "Phase Three" Motions to Dismiss Intended by Underwriter Defendants in a Number of Individual Actions for April 15, 2005 Individual Action Conference

  • 04/08/05 - Memo Endorsed Order Granting Andersen's Request for One-Day Extension to Submit Proposed Jury Instructions

  • 04/06/05 - Order Granting Defendants Extension to File Reply Briefs in Further Support of "Phase Three" Motions to Dismiss (Moxley, Neal)

  • 04/06/05 - Order 1) Requiring Benson Fischer and Mona Fischer to Show Cause Why They Should Not Be Enjoined from Pursuing NASD Arbitration Claims Against the Citigroup Defendants in Court on April 15, 2005; 2) Requiring Respondents to Submit Any Papers in Opposition to Such an Injunction by on April 12, 2005; 3) Allowing Respondents, with the Consent of Petitioners, to satisfy this Order without the Need to Attend the Show Cause Hearing by Indicating this Preference in a Cover Letter Accompanying Respondents' Opposition Papers; 4) Requiring Citigroup Defendants to Submit Their Rreply on April 14, 2005 and that Counsel for Citigroup Defendants Shall Serve this Order on Respondents' Counsel by Facsimile or Overnight Delivery by April 7, 2005

  • 04/01/05 - Order Scheduling Conference on Procedures for Summary Judgment Practices in the Individual Actions for April 15, 2005

  • 03/29/05 - Order Granting in Part and Denying in Part Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss - NYCERS action. Claims IV and VI are dismissed with respect to the Audit Committee Defendants, Macklin, and Tucker. Claim VI is also dismissed as against Salomon, Grubman, and Andersen insofar as it alleges holder claims. Claim VII is dismissed as to the Underwriter Defendants, Andersen, Citigroup, and Grubman, but not with respect to Salomon.

  • 03/25/05 - Order Excusing Potential Jurors

  • 03/24/05 - Memorandum Opinion and Order Regarding Testimony of David Stark

  • 03/24/05 - Order Granting Wheeler's Motion for Reconsideration and Rejecting Wheeler's Objection to March 3 Order

  • 03/24/05 - Order Regarding Andersen Objections to Passauer and Heckler Testimony

  • 03/24/05 - Order Attaching Draft Revised Jury Instructions

  • 03/23/05 - Order Requiring Lead Plaintiff and Defendant Arthur Andersen to Submit Letters with Respective Views on Andersen Liability by March 24, 2005

  • 03/23/05 - Memo Endorsed Order Requiring Defendant Arthur Andersen to Provide Designations of Testimony of Witnesses at Ebbers' Criminal Trial to Lead Plaintiff

  • 03/23/05 - Order Denying As Moot (due to 03/21/05 settlement) Defendant Bert Roberts' Motion to Add Cross-Claims Against Co-Defendants

  • 03/23/05 - Memo Endorsed Order Denying Request to Conduct Discovery (Seinfeld v. Allen)

  • 03/23/05 - Order Granting Enlargement of Page Limit for Reply Memorandum of Law (Pacific Life)

  • 03/22/05 - Order Granting Preliminary Approval of Settlement Between the Lead Plaintiff and Twelve Director Defendants

  • 03/22/05 - Order Scheduling Conference Regarding Remaining Trial Issues Will Be Held at 2 p.m. on March 22, 2005

  • 03/21/05 - Memo Endorsed Order Granting pro hac vice Admission of Stewart M. Weltman

  • 03/21/05 - Order Scheduling Conference Regarding Preliminary Approval of the Settlement Between the Lead Plaintiff and the Director Defendants with Pre-Trial Conference Immediately to Follow on March 21, 2005

  • 03/21/05 - Order Denying Roberts' Motion for Summary Judgment in it's Entirety

  • 03/18/05 - Order Granting Preliminary Approval of the Settlement with Defendants JPMorgan Chase & Co., J.P. Morgan Securities, Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities Ltd., and Chase Securities Inc.

  • 03/18/05 - Order Granting Preliminary Approval of the Settlement with Defendants JPMorgan Chase & Co., J.P. Morgan Securities, Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities Ltd., and Chase Securities Inc.

  • 03/18/05 - Order Granting Preliminary Approval of the Settlement with Defendant Utendahl Capital Partners, L.P.

  • 03/18/05 - Order Granting Preliminary Approval of the Settlement with Defendant Blaylock & Partners, L.P

  • 03/18/05 - Order Scheduling Pre-Trial Conference for March 21, 2005

  • 03/18/05 - Order Requiring That Objections to Citigroup's Provision of Unredacted and Complete Transcripts of and Exhibits to the Depositions of Jack Grubman and Sherlyn McMahon to Judge Hoy of the Florida Circuit Court, Palm Beach County, for Judge Hoy's in camera Inspection, must be submitted to the Court by March 23, 2005

  • 03/17/05 - Order Scheduling Conference on Preliminary Approval of the Settlement with Defendants J.P. Morgan Chase, Blaylock & Partners and Utendahl Capital Partners for March 18, 2005; Requiring Objections to Preliminary Approval Due March 20, 2005; Scheduling Conference Regarding Preliminary Approval of a Settlement Between the Lead Plaintiff and the Director Defendants for March 21, 2005

  • 03/17/05 - Order Granting Preliminary Approval of the Settlement with Defendant ABN AMRO Inc.

  • 03/17/05 - Order Granting Preliminary Approval of the Settlement with Defendants Lehman Brothers Inc., Credit Suisse First Boston LLC, successor by Merger to Credit Suisse First Boston Corp., Goldman, Sachs & Co., and UBS Warburg LLC

  • 03/17/05 - Order Granting Preliminary Approval of the Settlement with Defendant Bank of America

  • 03/17/05 - Order Granting Preliminary Approval of the Settlement with Defendant Deutsche Bank

  • 03/17/05 - Order Granting Preliminary Approval of the Settlement with Defendant Caboto Holding SIM S.P.A.

  • 03/17/05 - Order Granting Preliminary Approval of the Settlement with Defendants WestLB AG, Mizuho International plc, BNP Paribas Securities Corp., and Mitsubishi Securities International

  • 03/17/05 - Memo Endorsed Order Requiring That Any Application Fee Ruling Should Be Made in the First Instance to Judge Gonzalez (Reynolds)

  • 03/16/05 - Memorandum Opinion & Order Regarding Director Defendants' Four Motions in Limine

  • 03/16/05 - Agenda for Today's Pre-Trial Conference

  • 03/16/05 - Order Requiring (1) Respondents Bruce P. Bilsback, Dawn G. Bilsback, Anna Stanislowski, Edward Stanislowski, Robert Rieman, Margaret Rieman, and Abraham Louis Morris show cause before the Court on April 8, 2005 as to why Respondents should not be enjoined from pursuing NASD arbitration claims against the Citigroup Defendants; (2) That Respondents must submit Opposition to Such Injunction by 5 p.m. on March 25, 2005; (3) That Respondents may, with Petitioners consent, satisfy This Order and need not attend the show cause hearing by indicating this preference in a cover letter accompanying Respondents' opposition papers; (4) That Petitioners must submit their reply by 5 p.m. on April 1, 2005; (5) That counsel for the Citigroup Defendants shall serve this order on Respondents by March 18, 2005, at 5 p.m.

  • 03/16/05 - It is hereby ORDERED that the claims in the class action filed in the Securities Litigation against defendants Ebbers, Sullivan, Myers, Yates, and Porter are severed pursuant to Rule 21, Fed. R. Civ. P. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that, pursuant to the request of the Underwriter Defendants and Lead Plaintiff and without objection by any other party, any testimony at the criminal trial of Ebbers given by one of these five severed defendants shall be deemed admissible at the class action trial pursuant to Rule 807, Fed. R. Evid.

  • 03/15/05 - Memorandum Opinion & Order Regarding the Underwriter Defendants' Motion to Strike Second Supplemental Expert Report of Dr. Blaine F. Nye, the Lead Plaintiff’s Damages Expert

  • 03/15/05 - Order Denying Kellett’s Motion for Leave to Amend the Answer to the Corrected First Amended Complaint

  • 03/15/05 - Order Denying Lead Plaintiff Request to Obtain Evidence Regarding Underwriter Defendants’ Due Diligence Regarding Intermedia

  • 03/15/05 - Memorandum Opinion and Order Pertaining to Arthur Andersen LLP's Motion in Limine to Preclude Lead Plaintiff’s Expert Harris L. Devor from Testifying to Any Opinions Formulated in Reliance Upon Documents Created in the Course of Investigations Done in the Wake of the Discovery of an Accounting Fraud at WorldCom, Inc.

  • 03/15/05 - Order Scheduling A Pre-trial Conference for Securities Class Action to be held March 16, 2005 to Resolve Remaining Issues Before Trial

  • 03/14/05 - Order Regarding Procedures with Respect to Class Members Prosecuting Arbitration Claims Against the Citigroup Defendants

  • 03/14/05 - Memo Endorsed Order Granting Page Limit Extension for Weltman Oposition to Motion to Dismiss (Pacific Life)

  • 03/14/05 - Opinion and Order Rejecting J.P. Morgan’s Objections to the Terms of the Settlement with Bank of America

  • 03/14/05 - Order Regarding Preliminary Jury Instructions Requiring Any Remaining Parties to Comment on Draft Instructions by March 16, 2005 (draft attached)

  • 03/11/05 - Order Granting Installation of Internet Access in Courtroom

  • 03/11/05 - Memo Endorsed Order Granting Admission pro hac vice of James F. Hibey

  • 03/11/05 - Memo Endorsed Order Granting Admission pro hac vice of Joseph Walker

  • 03/11/05 – Order Postponing March 17, 2005 Conference on Motion to Enjoin Pacific Life v. J.P. Morgan Plaintiffs Until March 25, 2005

  • 03/10/05 - Order Regarding Settlement Agreements Between Lead Plaintiff and Defendants Banc of America Securities LLC, Fleet Securities, Lehman Brothers Inc., Credit Suisse First Boston LLC, Goldman, Sachs, & Co. and UBS Warburg LLC and Requiring All Submissions Objecting to Terms of Settlement to be submitted by Saturday, March 12, 2005 at 9 a.m; Opposition is due March 14 at 12 noon; Conference on Preliminary Approval Scheduled for March 16, 2005

  • 03/10/05 - Order Regarding Settlement Agreement Between Lead Plaintiff and Defendants ABN AMRO Incorporated, Mitsubishi Securities International plc (f/k/a Tokyo-Mitsubishi International plc), BNP Paribas Securities Corp., and Mizuho International plc; Setting Conference on Preliminary Approval for March 16, 2005

  • 03/09/05 - Order Regarding Class Membership

  • 03/09/05 - Stipulation and Order Regarding Documents Made Available to the Underwriter Defendants by the U.S. Attorney's Office in Compliance with a Document Subpoena Dated February 27, 2005

  • 03/08/05 - Order Regarding Documents to be Used in Jury Selection

  • 03/07/05 - Order Setting Briefing Schedule for the Underwriter Defendants’ Motion for Reconsideration on Lead Plaintiff’s Motion in Limine No. 1

  • 03/07/05 - Order Regarding That the Motion Filed by Underwriter Defendants and Citigroup Global Markets Inc. to Enjoin the Plaintiffs in Pacific Life Insurance Co. v. J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., from Proceeding With Their Second Filed Action in Another Federal Court, Must be Due on March 11, 2005

  • 03/04/05 - Memo Endorsed Order Granting Admission pro hac vice of Thomas M. Melsheimer

  • 03/04/05 - Memo Endorsed Order Granting Admission pro hac vice of Jennifer A. Kerkhoff

  • 03/04/05 - Order Granting Andersen’s Motion to Preclude Reference to the Sunbeam, Baptist Foundation, and Waste Management Matters

  • 03/04/05 - Order Regarding Settlement Agreement Between Lead Plaintiff and Defendants Lehman Brothers Inc.; Credit Suisse First Boston LLC; Goldman, Sachs, & Co.; and UBS Warburg LLC, Will Be Addressed March 10, 2005

  • 03/04/05 - Order Regarding Settlement Agreement Between Lead Plaintiff and Defendants Banc of America Securities LLC and Fleet Securities, Will Be Adressed on March 10, 2005

  • 03/04/05 - Order Regarding That Counsel for Ebbers Must Serve and File Any Severance Motion by 5 p.m. on March 7, 2005 and Opposition to the Motion is Due on March 10, 2005

  • 03/04/05 - Endorsement of March 4, 2005 Letter of Randy Paar Granting Extension Until March 22, 2005 of Time to File Responses to Counterclaims

  • 03/04/05 - Memo Endorsed Order Granting Admission pro hac vice of John S. West

  • 03/04/05 - Stipulation and Order Altering Expert Discovery and Summary Judgment Schedules in Individual Action

  • 03/03/05 - Order Enjoining Plaintiff Class Member Dale D. Wheeler From Proceeding With a Motion to Stay Issues Pertaining to WorldCom

  • 03/03/05 - Order Granted for the Motion for Withdrawal and Substitution of Counsel Filed on Behalf of Defandant Clifford L. Alexander, Jr.

  • 03/03/05 - Memorandum Opinion and Order Ruling on Defendant Francesco Galesi's Motions in Limine

  • 03/03/05 - Order Enjoining Plaintiff Class Members Elizabeth H. and Donald Rich From Seeking to Enforce Their Arbitration Award

  • 03/03/05 - Memo Endorsed Order Granting Admission pro hac vice of Thomas M. Melsheimer

  • 03/03/05 - Memo endorsement of March 2, 2005 Letter of Walter Rieman Requesting Confirmation of Due Date for Reply Briefs for All Defendants in Individual Actions

  • 03/03/05 - Order Denying Underwriter Defendants' Motion to Exclude the Lead Plaintiff's Expert

  • 03/03/05 - Lead Plaintiff's Motion in Limine to Exclude Defendants' Introduction of Evidence of KPMG's Alleged Involvement

  • 03/03/05 - Opinion and Order Ruling on Defendant Francesco Galesi's Motion in Limine

  • 03/03/05 - Order re: Andersen Moved in Limine to Exclude WorldCom Board of Directors Investigation Report

  • 03/01/05 - Memo Endorsed Order Granting Admission pro hac vice of Don C. Lewis

  • 02/28/05 - Memo Endorsed Order Granting Admission pro hac vice of David Springer

  • 02/28/05 - Memo Endorsed Order Regarding the Calling of Arthur Andersen Witnesses Live at Trial

  • 02/25/05 - Memo Endorsed Order Unsealing Documents Related to the Deposition of Sanjeev Sethi

  • 02/25/05 - Order Denying Underwriter Defendants' Motion for Reconsideration

  • 02/24/05 - Memo Endorsed Order Denying Arthur Andersen’s Request for an Extension of Page Limit Requirements

  • 02/23/05 - Order Continuing Trial Subpoenas to the Trial Date of March 17, 2005

  • 02/23/05 - Order Scheduling a Conference for February 24, 2005

  • 02/22/05 - Opinion And Order Granting Lead Plaintiff’s Motion In Limine No. 1 to Exclude Evidence from the Plenary Trial Relating to the Individualized Issues of the Class Representatives

  • 02/22/05 - Order Regarding Briefing Schedule On Motion To Remand in Individual Action 05cv54

  • 02/22/05 - Order Regarding Briefing Schedule On Motion To Transfer in Individual Action 04cv233

  • 02/17/05 - Opinion and Order Regarding Underwriter Defendants' Motion to Phase Trial and Lead Plaintiff's Motions in Limine

  • 02/17/05 - Opinion and Order Regarding Motions in Limine Made by Underwriter Defendants

  • 02/17/05 - Opinion and Order Regarding Motions in Limine Made by Arthur Andersen LLP

  • 02/17/05 - Order re: Stipulation and Order Dismissing Certain Individual Actions With Prejudice (Smith; Wheeler)

  • 02/17/05 - Order re: Stipulation and Order Remanding an Individual Action to County Court of Law No. 3, Dallas County, Texas (Nickell)

  • 02/17/05 - Order Scheduling a Conference for February 16, 2005 to Address a Request by Counsel for Philip L. Spartis and Amy J. Elias for a Temporary Restraining Order Enjoining the SSB Defendants From Pursuing Modification or Clarification of an NASD Arbitration Award

  • 02/14/05 - Order re: (1) Dale D. Wheeler Shall Show Cause Before the Court on February 25, 2005 As To Why He Should Not Be Enjoined From Pursuing His NASD Arbitration Claim Against the Director Defendants; and (2) Establishing Deadlines for Filing Certain Papers Relating to that Matter

  • 02/14/05 - Corrected Opinion Denying the Application Submitted by Lead Plaintiff and the Settling Director Defendants for Approval of the Judgment Reduction Formula insofar as the Contribution Credit in that Formula is Adjusted to Reflect Any Limitation on the Financial Capability of the Settling Director Defendants

  • 02/14/05 - Order Regarding Matters to be Addressed at the February 18, 2005 Final Pre-trial Conference

  • 02/10/05 - Memo Endorsed Order Granting Request for Time Extension for Plaintiff's Opposition to Motion to Dismiss (Pacific Life)

  • 02/09/05 - Memo Endorsed Order Granting Underwriter Defendants' Request to Submit a 34-page Memorandum of Law in Individual Action 03cv6225

  • 02/09/05 - Order Requiring Lead Plaintiff, and any other party to the Securities Litigation who wishes to be heard, to address in writing by February 16, 2005 why the judgment dismissing an Individual Action with prejudice should not govern and exclude the person from the benefits of membership in the class and from pursuing any litigation within the scope of the dismissal order

  • 02/09/05 - Order Denying Application of the Settling Parties for Approval of the Judgment Reduction Formula of the Stipulation insofar as the "Contribution Credit" included in that formula is adjusted to reflect any limitation on the financial capability of the Settling Director Defendants

  • 02/09/05 - Memo Endorsed Order Granting Extension for Defendants to File Motions to Dismiss in Individual Action (Pacific Life)

  • 02/08/05 – Order Setting Due Dates for Opposition to Continental Casualty Company’s Emergency Motion to Stay the Preliminary Injunction Pending Appeal and Any Reply Thereto, and Scheduling a Conference to Address Said Motion

  • 02/08/05 – Order Notifying Parties of Preliminary Rulings on Underwriter Defendants’ Motion To Phase The Trial, Lead Plaintiffs’ Motions in Limine and Underwriter Defendants’ Motions in Limine

  • 02/08/05 – Order Setting Deadline of February 25, 2005 for Director Defendants to Serve and File Their Components of the Pretrial Order

  • 02/07/05 - Stipulation and Order to Extend the Time for Counterclaim Defendant Stiles A. Kellett, Jr. to Answer or Move Against the Counterclaims Raised by the Counterclaimants

  • 02/07/05 - Memo Endorsed Order re: Request to Unseal Certain Exhibits and Deposition Materials

  • 02/07/05 - Memo Endorsed Order Requiring the Parties to Meet and Confer Regarding Issues Relating to the Deposition of of Natalia Klykova

  • 02/07/05 - Stipulation and Order to Extend the Time for Counterclaim-Defendant MCI's Response to Certain Counterclaimants

  • 02/07/05 - Order Scheduling a Telephone Conference on February 8, 2005 to Discuss Issues Relating to the Timing of a Meet and Confer, As Well As Related Disputes Regarding Trial Stipulations and Authenticity Objections

  • 02/07/05 - Stipulation and Order re: Extension of Time for the Counterclaim Defendants to Answer or Move Against the Operative Counterclaims of Certain Counterclaimants

  • 02/03/05 - Opinion and Order Granting Bert C. Roberts Jr.'s Motion for a Preliminary Injunction Against Continental Casualty Company, Requiring It to Pay the Costs of His Defense Pursuant to the D&O Policy It Issued to WorldCom

  • 02/02/05 - Order re: Certain Claimants are Barred and Enjoined from Instituting, Commencing or Prosecuting in Arbitration All Claims Arising Out of Investments in Securities Issued by WorldCom (Entenmann and Galitzer)

  • 02/02/05 - Order re: Certain Claimants are Barred and Enjoined from Instituting, Commencing or Prosecuting in Arbitration All Claims Arising Out of Investments in Securities Issued by WorldCom

  • 02/02/05 - Order Granting Bert C. Roberts Leave to File a Joinder Motion in the Individual Action Brought by Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance

  • 02/02/05 - Order Denying the Application by the Settling Director Defendants and Lead Plaintiff for Approval of the Judgment Reduction Formula Contained in the January 18, 2005 Stipulation of Settlement

  • 02/02/05 - Order Scheduling a Telephone Conference for February 3, 2005 to Address the Request of IQ Holdings, Inc. to Quash a Subpoena Served by the SSB Defendants

  • 02/02/05 - Memo Endorsed Order Granting the WorldCom Director Defendants Permission to Join in the Motions to Dismiss an Individual Action Plaintiff's Amended Complaint and Supporting Memoranda, as Filed by the SSB Defendants, the Underwriter-Related Defendants and Arthur Andersen LLP (Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance)

  • 01/31/05 - Memo Endorsed Order Providing That No Additional Submissions Should be Made to the Court Regarding the January 6, 2005 Supplemental Stipulation or the January 18, 2005 Revised Stipulation of Settlement

  • 01/31/05 - Memo Endorsed Order re: Stipulation and Proposed Order Dismissing with Prejudice Certain Individual Action Plaintiffs Provided They Are Permitted to Remain Members of the Class in the Securities Class Action

  • 01/31/05 - Memo Endorsed Order Granting Lead Plaintiff's Request to File a Brief Response to Certain Issues Raised in Defendants' Oppositions to Lead Plaintiff's Pretrial Memorandum

  • 01/28/05 - Memo Endorsed Order Granting the SSB Defendants' Request for an Extention of Time to File its Reply Memorandum to an Individual Action Plaintiff's Opposition to the SSB Defendants' Motion to Dismiss (Regents of the University of California)

  • 01/28/05 - Memo Endorsed Order Granting Arthur Andersen LLP's Request for an Extention of Time to File its Reply Memorandum to an Individual Action Plaintiff's Opposition to Andersen's Motion to Dismiss (Regents of the University of California)

  • 01/28/05 - Memo Endorsed Order Granting Enlargement of Page Limitations for the SSB Defendants' Reply Memoranda in Certain Individual Actions

  • 01/27/05 - Order re: Briefing Schedule for Responses to an Individual Action Plaintiffs' Response to the Court's June 11, 2003 Order to Show Cause (Nickell)

  • 01/26/05 - Memo Endorsed Order Granting the Underwriter-Related Defendants' Request to Enlarge the Page Limitations for their Forthcoming Memoranda of Law in Certain Individual Actions

  • 01/25/05 - Order re Briefing Scheduling for Parties Wishing to be Heard on an Individual Plaintiffs' Motion to Quash a January 12, 2005 Subpoena Served by the SSB Defendants (IQ Holdings, Inc.)

  • 01/24/05 - Memo Endorsed Order re: Revised Plan of Allocation for the TARGETS Securities Litigation

  • 01/24/05 - Lead Plaintiff's Reply Memorandum in Connection with the Proposed Settlement with Certain of the Director Defendants

  • 01/21/05 - Order re: (1) the January 17, 2005 Order to Show Cause is Satisfied with Respect to Respondents Entenmann and Galitzer; (2) Requiring the Remaining Respondents to Show Cause on January 27, 2005 Regarding the Arbitration of their Claims Against Certain Defendants; (3) Establishing the Briefing Schedule for the Roberts Respondents and the Citigroup Defendants; and (4) Establishing the Procedure for Subsequent Filings

  • 01/18/05 - Opinion and Order Denying Arthur Andersen’s Motion For Summary Judgment And Partially Granting Lead Plaintiffs Motion For Summary Judgment

  • 01/17/05 - Order To Show Cause Why Richard Entenmann, Shari Galitzer, Steven D. Roberts, individually and as Trustee for the Wendy Jean Roberts Trust, and Margot B.J. Roberts should not be enjoined from arbitrating their claims against Citigroup

  • 01/14/05 - Memo Endorsed Order In Individual Action 04 Civ. 0233 Permitting Plaintiff To File 46 Page Consolidated Brief

  • 01/14/05 - Order Scheduling April 22, 2005 Fairness Hearing In TARGETS Securities Litigation

  • 01/13/05 - Order Setting Briefing Schedule For Preliminary Approval Of Directors’ Settlement Agreement

  • 01/13/05 - Memo Endorsed Order In Individual Actions No. 04 Civ. 232 and 04 Civ. 234 Extending Briefing Schedule

  • 01/11/05 - Memo Endorsed Order In Individual Action No. 03 Civ. 9824 Approving Request To Submit Consolidated Fifty Page Brief

  • 01/11/05 - Memo Endorsed Order Granting Permission for the Underwriter-Related Defendants to Submit Memoranda Responsive to Lead Plaintiff's Pretrial Memorandum by January 21, 2005

  • 01/05/05 - Memo Endorsed Order Granting Arthur Andersen's Request for a Page Limit Extension for the Filing of its Motion in Limine to Exclude Restatement Opinions and Related Materials

  • 01/04/05 - Order Scheduling the Final Pretrial Conference for the Securities Class Action for February 18, 2005

  • 01/04/05 - Memo Endorsed Order re: Issues Relating to the Underwriter-Related Defendants' Intention to Seek Reconsideration for Clarification of the Court's December 15, 2004 Order

  • 01/04/05 - Order re: Deadline for Counterclaimant Associated Electric & Gas Insurance to Effectuate Service of its Counterclaims upon Betty Vinson and Troy Normand

  • 12/30/04 - Order re: Deadlines for Filing Papers Relating to the Defendants' Motions to Dismiss an Individual Action (Pacific Life Insurance Co.)

  • 12/30/04 - Order re: Papers Filied in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia Regarding an Individual Action Plaintiff's Motion to Remand or Abstain (Standard Life Investments Limited)

  • 12/22/04 - Opinion and Order Denying Defendant Roberts' Motion to Dismiss an Individual Action for Failure to Join an Indispensable Party (SR International Business Insurance Co.)

  • 12/22/04 - Order Granting an Individual Action Plaintiff's Motion to File a Second Amended Complaint (Holmes)

  • 12/15/04 - Memo Endorsed Letter re: Page Limitations for the Underwriter-Related Defendants' Motions to Dismiss Certain Individual Actions (Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co.; Shriners Hospitals; Public Employees' Retirement System of Ohio)

  • 12/15/04 - Memo Endorsed Letter re: Page Limitations for SSB's "Phase Three" Motion to Dismiss an Individual Action (Shriners Hospitals)

  • 12/15/04 - Opinion and Order re: (1) Granting the SSB Defendants' Motion to Intervene; (2) Largely Denying the Pacific Life Plaintiffs' Motion for Leave to File an Amended Complaint; (3) Largely Granting the Holding Company Defendants' Motion to Dismiss the Claims Alleged in the Pacific Life Plaintiffs' Complaint

  • 12/15/04 - Order Addressing Certain Issues Raised by the Underwriter Defendants During Summary Judgment That Are Not Yet Ripe for Review

  • 12/15/04 - The Court's Opinion and Order Regarding the Parties' Motions for Summary Judgment in the Securities Class Action

  • 11/16/04 - Order re: Overruling Motion by Plaintiffs in an Individual Action to Reconsider the Expert Discovery Procedures Adopted by Memo Endorsement on October 12, 2004 (IQ Holdings)

  • 11/12/04 - Judgment Approving Settlement and Dismissing Action Against the Citigroup Defendants

  • 11/12/04 - Order Approving Lead Plaintiff's Plan of Allocation with Respect to Settlement with the Citigroup Defendants

  • 11/12/04 - Order Granting Lead Counsel's Motion for Creation of a Litigation Fund from the Proceeds of the Settlement with the Citigroup Defendants

  • 11/12/04 - Order Granting Lead Counsel's Motion for Reimbursement of Expenses

  • 11/12/04 - Order Granting Lead Counsel's Motion for an Award of Attorney's Fees

  • 11/12/04 - Order Establishing Escrow Account to Fund Any Award to Liaison Counsel in Individual Actions

  • 11/12/04 - Order re: (1) Bert C. Roberts' Cross-Motion to Enjoin the Arbitration of his Claims Against Starr Are Considered an Objection to the Proposed Settlement; (2) Starr's Motion to Dismiss an Individual Action is Deferred Until Any Fairness Hearing on the Settlement Between the Director Defedants and the Class in the Securities Litigation; and (3) Any Arbitration Proceedings Commenced by Starr are Stayed Until a Ruling on Starr's Motion to Dismiss and Roberts' Cross-Motion

  • 11/12/04 - Opinion and Order re: (1) Granting Lead Plaintiff's Petition for Approval of a $2.575 Billion Settlement with the SSB Defendants; (2) Approving Lead Plaintiff's Proposed Plan of Allocation; (3) Approving Lead Plaintiff's Request for an Award of Attorney's Fees and Expenses; and (4) Denying Request by Counsel for William H. Miller for an Award of Attorney's Fees and Expenses

  • 11/10/04 - Order re: Scheduling a Conference on November 11, 2004 to Address Certain Discovery Disputes in an Individual Action (New York City Employees Retirement System)

  • 11/05/04 - Order re: Briefing Schedule for Filing Papers Relating to the Motion to Remand an Individual Action to the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York (W. Wood Babcock, III)

  • 11/01/04 - Order re: Certain Late-Filed Applications to Opt-Out of the Securities Litigation

  • 10/27/04 - Order Denying Motion by Plaintiffs in Certain Individual Actions for an Extension of Time to Serve their Summons and Complaint on Defendants

  • 10/26/04 - Order Denying Plaintiff's Motion for Class Certification in the GOALS Litigation Without Prejudice

  • 10/25/04 - Order re: (1) Trial in the Securities Class Action Will Begin on February 28, 2005; (2) Pre-trial Order and Related Documents Will be Submitted by January 7, 2005; (3) Deadlines for Filing Papers Relating to the Underwriter Defendants' Motion to "Phase the Trial"; (4) Certain Depositions of Embargoed Witnesses May Proceed Without Delay

  • 10/25/04 - Memo Endorsed Order Granting Proposed Schedule for New York City Employees Retirement System v. Ebbers

  • 10/25/04 - Memo Endorsed Order Granting Lead Plaintiff's Request for an Extension of the Page Limitation for Filing the Reply Memorandum of Law in Support of the Partial Settlement, Plan of Allocation, and Fee and Expense Request

  • 10/19/04 - Order Requiring the Nineteen Summary Judgment Submissions Previously Filed Under Seal to be Filed in the Public Record

  • 10/08/04 - Memo Endorsed Order Denying an Individual Action Plaintiff's Request for an Extension of Time to Respond to Liaison Counsel's Request for the Entry of an Order Awarding Fees and Expenses to Liaison Counsel and a Set-Aside Order on the Individual Actions

  • 10/07/04 - Memo Endorsed Order re: Deadlines for SunTrust Bank to Respond to Liaison Counsel's Motion for the Entry of (1) an Order Awarding Fees and Expenses to Liaison Counsel; and (2) a Set-Aside Order in the Individual Actions

  • 10/07/04 - Order re: Procedures for Deposing Certain Embargoed Witnesses

  • 10/05/04 - Memo Endorsed Order Permitting the Citigroup Defendants to Notice the Depositions of, and Serve Subpoena on, Certain Embargoed Witnesses Subject to the Conditions in the Court's October 4, 2004 Order

  • 10/04/04 - Order re: Procedures for Noticing the Depositions of, and Serving Subpoenas on, Certain Embargoed Witnesses

  • 09/30/04 - Order re: Cut-off for Fact Discovery in the New York City Employees' Retirement System's Individual Action

  • 09/30/04 - Order re: (1) Determining the Duration of Certain Expert Depositions; and (2) Denying the Motion to Strike Defendants' Expert Rebuttal Report

  • 09/30/04 - Memo Endorsed Order Granting Arthur Andersen's Request for Enlargement of the Page Limitation for Reply Memoranda of Law

  • 09/29/04 - Memo Endorsed Order re: Proposed Procedure for Deposing Embargoed Witnesses

  • 09/29/04 - Memo Endorsed Order re: Granting Defendant Burt C. Roberts an Extension of Time and an Extension of Page Limitations for Filing his Reply Memorandum of Law to his Motion for Summary Judgment

  • 09/27/04 - Memo Endorsed Order re: Certain Requests by Lead Plaintiff Regarding the Filing of their Opposition to Defendants' Summary Judgment Motions

  • 09/24/04 - Memo Endorsed Order re: Public Filing of Lead Plaintiff's Summary Judgment Opposition Papers

  • 09/21/04 - Order re: Establishing the Briefing Schedule for Filing Papers Relating to the Pacific Life Insurance Plaintiff's Request to Make a Showing Pursuant to Rule 15 in Support of their August 23, 2004 Filing

  • 09/20/04 - Order Requiring Arthur Andersen to Show Cause by October 8, 2004 Regarding Why Certain Material Redacted from its Papers for Summary Judgment Should Not Be Part of the Public Record

  • 09/17/04 - Opinion and Order Dismissing the Weinstein Plaintiffs' Second Corrected Amended Complaint With Prejudice

  • 09/16/04 - Order Adjourning the Summary Judgment Schedule for the Director Defendants with the Exception of Bert C. Roberts

  • 09/16/04 - Memo Endorsed Order re: Certain Requests by Lead Plaintiff Regarding the Filing of their Opposition to Defendants' Summary Judgment Motions

  • 09/09/04 - Order re: Briefing Schedule for Filing Papers Relating to Bert C. Roberts' Cross-Motion to Enjoin or Stay Arbitration in Bermuda

  • 09/08/04 - Order re: Briefing Schedule for Filing Papers Relating to the Additional Three Phases of Motions to Dismiss in Certain Individual Actions

  • 09/02/04 - Order Requiring Lead Plaintiff to Provide the Court with a Report by September 10, 2004, Listing the Individual Action Plaintiffs Who Have Opted Out of the Consolidated Class Action

  • 09/02/04 - Order Setting Forth the Pretrial Discovery Schedule That Will Govern the TARGETS Litigation

  • 09/01/04 - Order re: Briefing Schedule for the SSB Defendants' and the Underwriter Defendants' Motion to Strike an Individual Action Plaintiff's Amended Complaint (Pacific Life Insurance Co.)

  • 08/30/04 - Order Scheduling a Conference with the Court on September 8, 2004 to Address an Additional Phase of Threshold Motions in Certain Individual Actions

  • 08/30/04 - Order Granting the Motions of Certain Individual Action Plaintiffs to Voluntarily Dismiss their Complaints Provided that they Participate in the Consolidated Class Action (Screen Actors Guild - Producers Pension and Health Plans)

  • 08/27/04 - Order Granting an Individual Action Plaintiff's Motion to Dismiss his Complaint Voluntarily Provided that He Participates in the Consolidated Class Action (Fabbri)

  • 08/26/04 - Order re: (1) Defendants in the SunTrust Action Need Not Respond to SunTrust's August 13 Motion at This Time; (2) Denying the Request to Extend the Opt-out Date

  • 08/24/04 - Order Setting a Briefing Schedule re: the Underwriter Defendants' Motion to Segment the Trial in the Consolidated Class Action Into Three Phases

  • 08/24/04 - Order Granting Bert C. Roberts' Motion for an Extension to Answer, Move or Otherwise Respond to the Counterclaims Filed in Certain Actions

  • 08/23/04 – Order Determining that Robert’s Motion for Advancement of Defense Costs is Considered an Objection to the Proposed Settlement

  • 08/17/04 – Order Denying Individual Action Plaintiff Moxley’s Request to Depose Daner and Bennet

  • 08/13/04 - Order re: (1) Granting an Individual Action Plaintiff's Motion to Voluntarily Dismiss its Complaint; and (2) Permitting the Individual Action Plaintiff to Remain a Member of the Class Without Prejudice to its Right to Recover for Any Claims Brought on Behalf of the Class (Alameda County Employees' Retirement Association)

  • 08/13/04 - Order re: (1) Granting an Individual Action Plaintiff's Motion to Voluntarily Dismiss its Complaint; and (2) Permitting the Individual Action Plaintiff to Remain a Member of the Class Without Prejudice to its Right to Recover for Any Claims Brought on Behalf of the Class (Screen Actors Guild - Producers Pension and Health Plans)

  • 08/13/04 - Order re: (1) Granting an Individual Action Plaintiff's Motion to Voluntarily Dismiss its Complaint; and (2) Permitting the Individual Action Plaintiff to Remain a Member of the Class Without Prejudice to its Right to Recover for Any Claims Brought on Behalf of the Class (Heavy & General Laborers' Locals 472)

  • 08/13/04 - Order Amending the April 19 Order by Requiring the Individual Action Plaintiffs to Give Notice to their Adversary by October 1, 2004 of their Intention to Use One or More of the Experts Designated in the Class Action

  • 08/13/04 - Order re: (1) Briefing Schedule for the Summary Judgment Motions of the Director Defendants, Except for Roberts; and (2) Requiring the Director Defendants, Except for Roberts to Disclose their Expert Reports by September 10, 2004

  • 08/13/04 - Order re: (1) Permitting the Montana Board of Investments to Remain a Member of the Class Without Prejudice to Recover for Any Claims Brought on Behalf of the Class; and (2) Dismissing the Montana Board of Investments' Individual Action with Prejudice

  • 08/13/04 - Order Requiring Lead Plaintiff and Liaison Counsel for Defendants to Provide Summary Reports to the Court by September 17, 2004

  • 8/12/04 - Order re: (1) Setting a Briefing Schedule for Any Pre-Answer Motion that Starr Excess Liability Chooses to File; and (2) Denying the Request to Designate a Certain Action as an Electronic Case Filing Action

  • 8/12/04 - Order Denying Motion by Individual Action Plaintiff to Remand for the Reasons Set Forth in the Opinion of March 3, May 5, and May 20, 2003 (Washington State Investment Board)

  • 08/11/04 - Order Granting the Underwriter Defendants' Request that Six Plaintiffs be Added to the List of Persons to Whom the Second Court-Ordered Notice is Mailed

  • 08/11/04 – Order Requiring the SunTrust Plaintiffs to Refrain From Communications With Any Affiliate or Customer that Would State, Suggest or Imply that: (1) there will be a Decision before September 1, 2004 on Any Motion They File; or (2) that the Opt-Out Period May be Extended Until After a Decision on their Motion

  • 08/11/04 – Order Granting Stiles A. Kellett's Motion to Intervene in an Action Filed by Bert C. Roberts

  • 08/03/04 - Order by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals Referring CALPERS's Motion for a Stay of the Injunction to the Panel for Consideration of the Expedited Appeal on the Merits

  • 07/16/04 - Hearing Order Preliminarily Approving Settlement

  • 07/15/04 – Order Granting the Motion by the State of Wisconsin's Investment Board to Voluntarily Dismiss its Complaint on the Condition that it be Permitted to Remain a Member of the Class for All Claims Asserted in the Class Action

  • 07/12/04 – Order Requiring Any Objections or Requests Regarding Two Class Notices Proposed by Lead Plaintiff to be Submitted to the Court by July 14, 2004

  • 07/08/04 - Mandate by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals Denying the Petition for a Writ of Mandamus

  • 07/08/04 – Order Granting Defendants’ Request to Hold the Deposition of Moody’s Investors Services on July 13, 2004

  • 07/07/04 – Order Dismissing With Prejudice an Individual Action Plaintiffs’ Claims Relating to the 1998 Bond Offering and the December 2000 Private Placement

  • 07/07/04 – Order re: Briefing Schedule for Filing Papers Relating to Roberts’ Application for Continental Casualty Company to Show Cause Why an Order Should Not Be Entered to Immediately Compel the Advance of Defense Costs to Roberts

  • 07/01/04 - Order re: the Deposition of Mary Chastka Shall Be Permitted to Occur After July 9th But Not Later Than July 15th

  • 07/01/04 - Order re: (1) Parties Shall Meet and Confer Regarding a Deposition Subpoena Issued by Arthur Andersen LLP; and (2) Scheduling a Hearing on July 6 to Address Any Remaining Issues

  • 06/30/04 - Order re: (1) Scheduling a Conference on July 7 to Address the Issue of Advancing Defense Costs to Director Defendant Roberts; (2) Requiring the Counsel for Roberts to Notify Counsel of the Hearing and Serve Them With the Relevant Papers

  • 06/30/04 - Order Scheduling a Hearing on July 6, 2004 to Address Certain Issues Regarding the Depositions Recently Scheduled by the Underwriter Defendants

  • 06/30/04 - Order re: Deposition of Sanford Weil Shall Be Permitted to Occur After July 9, But Not Later Than July 30, 2004

  • 06/30/04 – Order re: (1) Confidential Designations Regarding Certain Documents Produced by Bank of America; (2) Confidential Designations Regarding Certain Passages of Deposition Testimony

  • 06/28/04 – Order Scheduling a Conference on July 6, 2004 to Address the Proposed Class Notices and Other Related Issues

  • 06/28/04 – Opinion and Order Granting in Part and Denying in Part the SSB Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss the Claims Alleged by the TARGETS Plaintiffs

  • 06/25/04 – Order re: (1) With Consent of the Underwriters the Plaintiffs May Depose the Remaining Due Diligence Witnesses After July 9, 2004; (2) Requiring the Underwriter Defendants to Inform Lead Plaintiff by July 16 Whether it Intends to Rely on Evidence From These Witnesses in Connection With the Litigation of any Summary Judgment Motion; and (3) Requiring the Underwriter Defendants to Inform Lead Plaintiff by September 17 Whether it Intends to Rely on Evidence From These Witnesses at Trial

  • 06/24/04 – Order re: (1) Adjourning the Deposition of Ron Beaumont; and (2) Re-Scheduling His Deposition to Occur on July 12, 2004, or as soon thereafter as Mr. Beaumont’s Circumstances Will Permit

  • 06/22/04 – Order Canceling the Conference Call Scheduled for June 23, 2004 to Address a Discovery Dispute Between Arthur Andersen LLP and WorldCom, Inc.

  • 06/21/04 – Order Scheduling a Telephone Conference on June 23, 2004 to Address a Discovery Dispute Between Arthur Andersen LLP and WorldCom, Inc.

  • 06/18/04 – Memorandum Opinion and Order Denying the Motion of an Individual Action Plaintiff to Stay the Court’s Injunction of the Circuit Court of Alabama from Resolving Any Summary Judgment Motion or Beginning the Trial, Until Sixty Days Following the Entry of a Verdict in the Securities Class Action (Retirement Systems of Alabama)

  • 06/15/04 – Order re: Briefing Scheduling for Filing Papers Relating to the Underwriter Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss Certain Claims in an Individual Action (Crane)

  • 06/15/04 – Order Scheduling a Conference on June 17, 2004 to Address the Close of the Opt-Out Period in the Securities Litigation

  • 06/14/04 – Order re: (1) Permitting the Underwriter Defendants to Depose Mr. McCall and Mr. Hevesi; and (2) Establishing Time Limits for the Depositions of Mr. McCall and Mr. Hevesi

  • 06/14/04 – Order re: (1) Partially Modifying the Court’s May 12 Scheduling Order With Respect to the ERISA Litigation; and (2) Requiring That to the Extent the ERISA Litigation Faces Overlapping Discovery Issues With the Securities Litigation, the ERISA Litigation Shall be Governed by the Securities Litigation

  • 06/09/04 – Order Scheduling a Conference with the Court on June 11, 2004 to Address an Issue Raised in Lead Plaintiff’s Letter Dated June 7, 2004

  • 06/09/04 – Order Scheduling a Conference on June 10, 2004 to Address the Issues Raised in Lead Plaintiff’s Letter of June 7, 2004

  • 06/07/04 – Order re: Defendants in the Securities Litigation May Reserve Up to Twelve Days to Depose the Thirteen Embargoed Witnesses and Defendant Ebbers in the Event They Are Available Prior to the Class Action Trial; (2) Plaintiffs in the Securities and ERISA Litigations May Reserve Up to Eight Days to Depose the Thirteen Embargoed Witnesses and Defendant Ebbers in the Event That Defendants Choose Not to Proceed With One or More Depositions; and (3) in Deciding How to Use the Remainder of Their Time, the Parties Should Make Those Decisions Without Regard to Whether the Deposition of the Embargoed Witnesses or Defendant Ebbers Will Occur

  • 06/03/04 – Order Scheduling a Telephone Conference for June 4, 2004 to Address a Dispute that Arose During the Deposition of Jack Grubman

  • 05/28/04 – Order Granting the Motion by an Individual Action Plaintiff to Voluntarily Dismiss its Complaint on the Condition that it Participate in the Consolidated Class Action (Inter-Local Pension Fund of the Graphic Communications Int’l Union)

  • 05/20/04 – Order Granting the Motion by an Individual Action Plaintiff to Voluntarily Dismiss its Complaint on the Condition that it Participate in the Consolidated Class Action (United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 880)

  • 05/18/04 – Order Scheduling a Conference on May 19, 2004 to Address an Electronic Discovery Dispute Regarding the Individual Action Plaintiffs

  • 05/18/04 – Opinion and Order Granting the Holding Company Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss the Section 15 Claims Alleged in Alameda County Employees’ Retirement Ass’n v. Ebbers

  • 05/17/04 - Memo Endorsed Order Modifying May 13, 2004 Order Regarding the Non-SSB Defendants’ Obligation to Identify The Amount of Time They Wish To Reserve for the Depositions of the Embargoed Witnesses and Ebbers

  • 05/14/04 – Order Scheduling a Conference for May 17, 2004 to Address a Discovery Dispute Between Arthur Andersen LLP and KPMG LLP

  • 05/14/04 – Order re: Deadlines for Submitting Papers Regarding the Alabama Plaintiffs’ Motion for a Stay of the Court’s April 23 Injunction

  • 05/13/04 – Order re: The Three-Week Suspension of All Discovery-Related Proceedings Does Not Relate to the Non-SSB Defendants’ Obligation to Identify How Much Time They With to Reserve for the Depositions of the Embargoed Witnesses and Ebbers by May 21, 2004

  • 05/13/04 – Order re: (1) Scope of Electronic Discovery in the Individual Actions Must be Resolved by May 18, 2004; (2) Scheduling a Hearing on May 19, 2004 if the Scope of Electronic Discovery is Not Successfully Resolved; and (3) Binding All Individual Action Plaintiffs to Any Agreement Reached During the Meet and Confer Conference Regardless of Whether or Not They Participate in the Process

  • 05/12/04 – Order Addressing the Joint Application by Lead Plaintiff and the SSB Defendants to Require (1) a Severance of All Claims Brought Against the SSB Defendants from the Non-Settling Parties in the Consolidated Class Action; (2) a Suspension of Certain Discovery-Related Proceedings Until June 1, 2004; and (3) Modifying the Court’s November 14, 2003 and January 20, 2004 Scheduling Orders

  • 05/12/04 – Order Requiring Bradford & Marzec to Produce Certain Documents in Response to the Underwriter Defendants’ Subpoena

  • 05/12/04 – Order Addressing a Discovery Dispute Between the Underwriter Defendants and Bradford & Marzec Inc.

  • 05/11/04 - Order by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals Affirming the District Court's Denial of Motions to Remand the State Court Individual Actions Brought Under the Securities Act of 1933

  • 05/11/04 – Order Granting Motion by Certain Individual Action Plaintiffs to Voluntarily Dismiss their Complaint on the Condition That They Participate in the Consolidated Class Action (Maintenance Employees Teamsters Local 416 Pension Fund)

  • 05/11/04 – Order Granting the Motion by an Individual Action Plaintiff to Voluntarily Dismiss its Complaint on the Condition that it Participate in the Consolidated Class Action (Pacific Income Advisors)

  • 05/11/04 – Order Scheduling a Conference on May 13, 2004 to Address Certain Issues Raised by an Individual Action Plaintiff (New York City Employees Retirement Systems)

  • 05/11/04 – Order Scheduling a Conference on May 11, 2004 to Address Lead Plaintiff and the SSB Defendants’ Joint Application for (1) a Severance of the Class Claims Against the SSB Defendants; (2) a Three Week Stay of All Discovery-Related Proceedings; and (3) Modification of Certain Pre-Trial Deadlines

  • 05/10/04 - Order by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals Suspending its Consideration of the Citigroup Defendants' Appeal of the Southern District of New York's October 23, 2003 Order Until the Parties' Proposed Settlement Has Been Approved or Disapproved by the District Court And Until All Appeals From Any Orders Approving or Disapproving Such Settlement Have Been Resolved

  • 05/07/04 - Order by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals re: (1) Granting the SSB Defendants' Petition Under Section 23(f) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure; and (2) Denying the Petition by Certain Underwriter-Related Defendants Under Section 23(f) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

  • 05/07/04 – Order Granting the Government’s Request to Embargo the Six Additional Witnesses Listed That Were Listed in its May 3 Letter

  • 05/06/04 – Order Denying a Request by the Underwriter Defendants and the SSB Defendants to Receive Clarification on the Court’s May 3 Order

  • 05/06/04 – Order Scheduling a Conference on May 7, 2004 to Address Lead Plaintiff’s May 5, 2004 Letter Regarding the Underwriter Defendants’ Response to Certain Interrogatories

  • 05/06/04 – Order Scheduling a Telephone Conference on May 10, 2004 to Address Certain Issues Raised by an Individual Action Plaintiff (Alameda County Employees’ Retirement Association)

  • 05/05/04 – Order Scheduling a Telephone Conference on May 5, 2004 to Address a Discovery Dispute Between Counsel for Arthur Andersen LLP and Third-Party KPMG LLP

  • 05/04/04 – Order re: (1) Granting the Underwriter Defendants’ Request to Receive an Extension of Time to Notify Lead Plaintiff if They Will Rely Upon the Advice of Counsel Defense; (2) Requiring the SSB Defendants and the Underwriter Defendants to Notify Lead Plaintiff by May 7, 2004 Whether They Will Rely Upon the Advice of Counsel Defense; and (3) Permitting Lead Plaintiff to Re-Depose Certain Witnesses if They Are Not Notified by May 7, 2004

  • 05/04/04 – Order Scheduling a Conference on May 7, 2004 to Address the Embargo of the Six Witnesses Identified in the Government’s May 3 Letter

  • 05/04/04 – Order Granting a Motion to Voluntarily Dismiss an Individual Action on the Condition that it Participate in the Consolidated Class Action (Railways Pension Trustee Company Ltd.)

  • 05/03/04 – Order re: (1) Permitting the Depositions of All Witnesses as to Whom the Government Had Request An Embargo to Proceed Except for the Seven Witnesses Covered by the April 15 Opinion and the Six Witnesses Identified by the Government’s May 3 Letter; and (2) Scheduling a Conference on May 7, 2004 to Hear Any Parties Regarding the Opportunity to Depose the Six Witnesses Identified in the Government’s May 3 Letter

  • 05/03/04 – Order re: (1) Allowing the Parties in the Securities Litigation to Pursue Discovery Concerning the Advice of Counsel Provided to the Underwriter Defendants and the SSB Defendants Related to the Due Diligence from the May 2000 and May 2001 Bond Offerings; and (2) Requiring the SSB Defendants and the Underwriter Defendants to Notify Lead Plaintiff by May 4, 2004 That They Do Not Intend to Rely on the Advice of Counsel Defense

  • 04/28/04 – Order re: Conference Scheduled for April 29, 2004 Will Address (1) the “Advice of Counsel” Defense in Conjunction with the May 2000 and May 2001 Offerings and (2) the Dispute Regarding Embargoed Witnesses

  • 04/27/04 – Memorandum Opinion and Order Granting Defendant Ebbers’ Motion for a Stay of All Civil Proceedings Until Final Resolution of the Criminal Action

  • 04/26/04 – Order Requiring Plaintiffs in the Reynolds v. Allen Individual Action to Inform the Court by April 30, 2004 on the Status of Their Two Pending Motions

  • 04/23/04 – Order Enjoining the Circuit Court of Alabama from Resolving Any Summary Judgment Motion or Beginning the Trial in the Retirement System of Alabama v. JP Morgan Chase & Co. Until 60 Days After the Entry of a Verdict in the Securities Class Action for the Reasons Stated in the Opinion and Order Dated April 23, 2004

  • 04/23/04 – Opinion and Order Granting Defendants’ Application Pursuant to the All Writs Act to Enjoin the Circuit Court of Alabama from Resolving Any Summary Judgment or Beginning the Trial in the Retirement System of Alabama v. JP Morgan Chase & Co., Until at Least 60 Days Following the Entry of a Verdict in the Securities Class Action

  • 04/21/04 – Order Regarding the Timing of When the Court Will Determine Whether Any Additional Witnesses Shall Be Embargoed

  • 04/19/04 – Order Allowing the Plaintiffs in Certain Individual Actions to Amend their Complaints Until April 30, 2004

  • 04/19/04 – Order re: (1) Addressing Certain Issues Relating to the Discovery Schedule in the Individual Actions; and (2) Scheduling a Conference on April 15, 2005 to Discuss the Procedure for Summary Judgment Motion Practice in the Individual Actions

  • 04/19/04 – Order Requiring the Attorney’s Name in the Final Paragraph of Plaintiff’s Exhibit 346 to be Redacted from Any Public Filing

  • 04/16/04 – Order re: Deadlines for Filing Papers Relating to the Motion to Dismiss in the Weinstein Individual Action

  • 04/15/04 – Order Scheduling a Telephone Conference on April 19, 2004 to Address the Scheduling Order in the Individual Actions Proposed by the Court on April 13, 2004

  • 04/15/04 – Opinion and Order re: (1) Denying Defendants’ Motion to Extend the June 18, 2004 Fact Discovery Cut-Off in the Securities Litigation; (2) Granting the Government’s Request to Embargo Seven Witnesses From Discovery; and (3) Reserving Decision on the Government’s Request to Embargo an Additional Six Witnesses From Discovery

  • 04/13/04 – Order re: Proposed Order to Be Issued Regarding a Discovery Schedule for the Individual Actions in the Securities Litigation

  • 04/13/04 – Attachment to the Court’s Order Dated April 13, 2004 to Address the Proposed Discovery Schedule in the Individual Actions

  • 04/12/04 – Order Granting Motion by Four Individual Action Plaintiffs to Voluntarily Dismiss their Complaints on the Condition that they be Permitted to Remain as Members of the Class Action

  • 04/12/04 – Order Addressing the Due Diligence Discovery Dispute that Was Raised at the Conference with the Court on April 8, 2004

  • 04/12/04 – Order re: (1) Underwriter Defendants Must Complete their Production of Electronic Discovery by April 19, or, in the case of J.P. Morgan, by April 30; (2) Granting Plaintiffs’ Request That Additional Deposition Time, Occasioned by Production of Materials After April 2, 2004, Not Be Deducted From Their Sixty-Day Limit; and (3) Granting Plaintiffs’ Request for Electronic Discovery From Nine More Custodians

  • 04/12/04 – Order re: (1) Denying the Motion in Bell v. Ebbers to Extend the Time to File a Notice of Appeal; (2) Order Denying Certain Motions for Leave to File an Amended Complaint; (3) Dismissing Twenty-Six Individual Actions Subject to Certain Conditions; (4) Vacating the Opt-Out Forms Executed by Certain Plaintiffs

  • 04/12/04 – Order Revising the Court’s Order Dated January 26, 2004 to Permit the Participation in the Class Action by Any Plaintiff Covered by that Order So Long as the Plaintiff Files a Notice of Motion to Voluntarily Dismiss its Lawsuit by the End of the Opt-Out Period

  • 04/12/04 – Order Granting the Motion by the Golden Gate Transit Amalgamated Retirement Plan to Voluntarily Dismiss its Complaint on the Condition That it be Permitted to Remain as a Member of the Class Action

  • 04/07/04 – Stipulation and Order to Extend the Time that the European Tranche Defendants Can Respond to the Corrected First Amended Class Action Complaint by Thirty Days From April 2, 2004 to May 3, 2004

  • 04/07/04 – Order Allowing the Government to Include Ex Parte Material in Response to Defendants’ Request to Terminate the Discovery Embargo

  • 04/07/04 – Order Requiring the Underwriter Defendants to Provide the Court with the Interview Notes from Wilmer Cutler’s Interviews With Fifteen Identified Witnesses

  • 04/02/04 – Order Accompanying the April 2, 2004 Opinion and Order re: Oral Argument Scheduled on April 8, 2004 to Address Whether Plaintiffs in the Twenty-Six Dismissed Mississippi Actions Can Individually Join the Class Action Without the Participation of Each Mississippi Plaintiff in the Dismissed Actions

  • 04/02/04 – Opinion and Order re: (1) Denying Reconsideration of Ebbers v. Bell; (2) and Granting Defendants’ Motions to Dismiss Twenty-Six Mississippi Actions, Subject to the Conditions Imposed by the Court

  • 04/02/04 – Order re: Conference Scheduled on April 8, 2004 to Address Certain Discovery Disputes

  • 04/01/04 – Order re: Conference Scheduled on April 2, 2004 to Address Certain Discovery Disputes

  • 03/29/04 – Order re: (1) Deadlines for Filing Papers in Response to Defendants’ Application to Coordinate Proceedings in the Alabama Action; and (2) Scheduling a Hearing on April 13, 2004 to Address Why an Order Should Not Be Issued Pursuant to the All Writs Act

  • 03/25/04 – Order Denying the Motion by Byron B. Mathews, Jr. to Require Lead Plaintiff to Disclose Any Potential Conflicts and to Create Sub-classes in the Certified Class

  • 03/25/04 – Order re: (1) Denying Defendants’ Motion to Modify the Pre-Trial Scheduling Order; and (2) Scheduling Deadlines for Filing Papers Relating to Defendant Ebbers’s Motion to Stay Proceedings

  • 03/24/04 – Order re: (1) Granting Robert V. Cornish, Jr.’s Motion for Withdrawal as Counsel; and (2) Canceling the Conference on March 30, 2004 Regarding this Motion

  • 03/24/04 – Order re: (1) Scheduling a Hearing on April 6, 2004 for an Order to Show Cause Regarding Defendants’ Application to Coordinate Proceedings in Certain Actions; and (2) Deadlines for Filing Papers Regarding Defendants’ Application to Coordinate Proceedings in Certain Actions

  • 03/23/04 – Order re: (1) Scheduling a Conference on March 24, 2004 to Address the Discovery Dispute Between Arthur Andersen LLP and WorldCom, Inc.; and (2) Requiring Arthur Andersen and WorldCom to Continue to Meet and Confer Prior to the Conference

  • 03/19/04 – Order re: (1) the Continuation of the Oral Argument on the Motion to Modify the Pre-Trial Scheduling Order Will Be Held on March 24, 2004; and (2) Conference on the Plaintiffs’ Production of Documents and Responses to Interrogatories in the Individual Actions Will be Held Following the Oral Argument on March 24, 2004

  • 03/19/04 – Opinion and Order Granting the Motions to Dismiss by Certain Foreign Defendants Named in the Corrected Amended Complaint

  • 03/18/04 – Order re: Deadlines for Filing Papers Relating to a Motion for Leave to File an Amended Complaint by an Individual Action Plaintiff (Katz)

  • 03/17/04 – Order Scheduling a Conference on March 30, 2004 to Hear a Motion by Robert V. Cornish for Withdrawal as Counsel in an Individual Action (Pacific Income Advisors, Inc.)

  • 03/15/04 – Order re: (1) Scheduling Oral Arguments Regarding the Motion to Modify the Pre-Trial Scheduling Order on March 18, 2004; and (2) Canceling the Oral Argument Scheduled on March 31, 2004

  • 03/15/04 – Order Denying Motion to Remand by an Individual Action Plaintiff for the Reasons Set Forth in the Court’s Opinions Dated March 3, May 5, and May 20, 2003 (Ron G. Crane)

  • 03/15/04 – Order re: Oral Argument for the Motion to Modify the Pre-Trial Scheduling Order Will be Held on March 31, 2004

  • 03/15/04 – Order Denying an Individual Action Plaintiff’s Motion to Remand for the Reasons Set Forth in the Court’s Opinions Dated March 3, May 5 and May 20, 2003 (Inter-Local Pension Fund of the Graphic Communications Int’l Union)

  • 03/12/04 – Scheduling Order re: Deadlines for Filing Papers Relating to Plaintiffs’ Motion in Bell v. Ebbers for an Extension of Time to File a Notice of Appeal to the Court’s Opinion Dated February 20, 2004

  • 03/12/04 – Opinion and Order Denying Reconsideration of the Court’s Order Issued on January 20, 2004 re: Dismissing the Securities Act Claims Alleged by Certain Individual Action Plaintiffs

  • 03/12/04 – Opinion and Order Granting Motions by Bank of America Corp., Deutsche Bank AG, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., and Citigroup, Inc. to Dismiss the Securities Act Claims Alleged in the Amended Complaint of the Alameda Individual Action

  • 03/12/04 – Scheduling Order re: Deadlines for Filing Papers Relating to an Amended Complaint by the Milberg Weiss Actions to Bring Claims Against the Holding Company Defendants

  • 03/11/04 - Memo Endorsed Order Granting the SunTrust Bank's Motion for Leave to File an Amended Complaint to the Extent Allowed in the Stipulation Dated March 11, 2004.

  • 03/11/04 - Stipulation and Order Amending the SunTrust Bank Complaint to Substitute J.P. Morgan Securities Ltd. and J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. with J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.

  • 03/10/04 – Memorandum Opinion and Order Conditionally Granting the Weinstein Plaintiffs’ Motion for Leave to Amend

  • 03/10/04 – Order re: (1) Dismissing Northwestern Mutual’s Claims Against Defendant Ebbers and the Director Defendants, With Prejudice; (2) Dismissing Northwestern Mutual’s Section 11 Claims Regarding the 1998 and 2000 Bond Offerings, With Prejudice; (3) Dismissing Northwestern Mutual’s Section 11 Claims Against Utendahl Capital Partners and Blaylock Capital Partners, With Prejudice; and (4) Dismissing Northwestern Mutual’s Section 15 Claims Regarding the 1998 and 2000 Bond Offerings, With Prejudice

  • 03/10/04 – Order re: (1) Fact Discovery of the Plaintiffs in Individual Actions is Extended Until December 31, 2004; (2) Matters Relating to Deposition Testimony of Plaintiffs in Individual Actions; (3) Requiring the Parties to Meet and Confer Regarding a Revised Schedule for Expert Discovery and Summary Judgment Practice in the Individual Actions; and (4) Scheduling Oral Arguments on the Defendants’ Motion to Modify the Pre-Trial Scheduling Order for March 24, 2004

  • 03/09/04 – Order Extending the Filing Deadline for the Declaration Described in the December 12 Order Until Ten Days After the Close of the Opt Out Period

  • 03/08/04 – Order re: Conferences Scheduled for March 9, 2004 to Address: (1) Discovery Disputes with Third-Party KPMG LLP; and (2) Proposed Plan for Deposition Discovery of Plaintiffs in the Individual Actions

  • 03/05/04 – Order re: The March 9, 2004 Conference in Reynolds v. Allen is Adjourned Sine Die

  • 03/04/04 – Order re: The December 2, 2003 Motions to Dismiss Are Denied as Moot in Light of the Court’s January 30, 2004 Memorandum Opinion and Order

  • 03/03/04 – Order re: Conferences Will Be Held Before the Court on March 9, 2004 Regarding Certain Discovery Disputes

  • 03/02/04 – Order re: Deadlines for Filing Papers Relating to the Motions to Dismiss Filed by Plaintiffs in Certain Mississippi Actions

  • 02/26/04 – Order Requiring SunTrust to Submit their Reply Memorandum of Law in Further Support of their Motion for Leave to File an Amended Complaint by March 5, 2004

  • 02/25/04 – Order re: (1) Consolidating the Rosenbloom and Castellani Individual Actions (collectively referred to as the “Targets Securities Litigation”); (2) Consolidating the Targets Securities Litigation with the WorldCom Securities Litigation for Pre-Trial Purposes Only; (3) Setting a Briefing Schedule for Papers Relating to the Targets Securities Litigation; and (4) Establishing Procedural Guidelines for Coordinating the Targets Securities Litigation with the WorldCom Securities Litigation

  • 02/24/04 – Order re: (1) Vacating the February 20, 2004 Scheduling Order; and (2) Setting Forth a Revised Schedule for the Briefing of Any Motions to Dismiss in the Specified Actions

  • 02/20/04 – Order Requiring Defendants to File a Motion to Dismiss Against Certain Individual Actions in the Mississippi Circuit Court by February 27, 2004, With Oppositions Due on March 12, 2004, and Any Reply Due on March 19, 2004

  • 02/20/04 – Order Granting Defendants' Motion to Dismiss Bell et al. v. Ebbers et al.

  • 02/18/04 – Order Granting Teamster Local 408’s Motion to Voluntarily Dismiss its Complaint Pursuant to the Court’s January 26, 2004 Order

  • 02/18/04 – Order re: (1) Underwriter-Related Defendants Must Complete their Production of Electronic Mail by April 2, 2004; (2) Skadden Arps Will Replace Simpson Thatcher as Liaison Counsel for Defendants in the Securities Litigation; and (3) the Euro Tranche Defendants Must File a Reply to the Opposition to their Motion to Dismiss Counts IV and V of the Corrected First Amended Complaint by February 23, 2004

  • 02/18/04 – Order Requiring Any Opposition to Andersen’s Motion to Modify the Pre-Trial Scheduling Order to be Submitted by March 5, 2004, and Any Reply Submitted by March 12, 2004

  • 02/17/04 – Order Addressing Certain Issues Discussed at the Conference of January 29, 2004

  • 02/13/04 – Order Granting Motion by Plaintiff in the UFCW Individual Action to Voluntarily Dismiss its Complaint on the Condition that it Participates in the WorldCom Consolidated Class Action

  • 02/13/04 - Memo Endorsed Order Granting the SSB Defendants' Motion to Intervene in the Wallace Individual Action for the Limited Purpose of Opposing Plaintiffs' Motion to Amend their Complaint

  • 02/13/04 - Memo Endorsed Order Adopting the WorldCom Directors' Proposed Briefing Schedule for the January 27, 2004 Response by Plaintiff in the Reynolds v. Allen Individual Action

  • 02/13/04 – Order re: Footnote 2 in the January 30, 2004 Memorandum Opinion and Order is Null and Void

  • 02/12/04 – Order Granting Request by Individual Action Plaintiff to Receive an Extension to Serve his Objection to Consolidation Until February 13, 2004

  • 02/03/04 – Order by the Court of Appeals Extending the Opt-Out Deadline

  • 01/30/04 – Discovery Coordination Order for Handling Pretrial Discovery Between the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and the State Courts in the State Court Actions that Have Entered Certain State Court Coordination Orders

  • 01/30/04 – Order re: Procedural Background Regarding the January 30, 2004 Discovery Coordination Order

  • 01/30/04 – Order Denying Motion to Remand by Plaintiffs in the American International Group, Inc. Individual Action

  • 01/30/04 – Order Granting Motion by Plaintiffs in Certain Individual Actions to Voluntarily Dismiss their Individual Action Subject to Remaining as a Member of the Securities Class Action (McMorgan & Co.; Maintenance Employees Teamsters Local 282 Pension Fund)

  • 01/30/04 – Order Granting Motion by the SLS Investors to Voluntarily Dismiss Their Individual Action But Subject to Them Remaining as a Member of the Securities Class Action

  • 01/30/04 – Order Granting Motion by the Metropolitan Gov’t of Nashville and Davidson County to Voluntarily Dismiss its Individual Action But Conditioned On It Remaining as a Member of the Securities Class Action

  • 01/30/04 – Order Scheduling a Conference on February 18, 2004 Regarding Certain Individual Actions

  • 01/27/04 – Corrected Scheduling Order re: Deadlines for Filing Papers Regarding the European Tranche Underwriter Defendants’ and the SSB Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss Counts IV and V of the Corrected First Amended Complaint (Correcting the Court’s Scheduling Order Dated January 26, 2004)

  • 01/27/04 – Scheduling Order re: Deadlines for Filing Papers Relating to Ebbers Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss Certain Claims Asserted in the Northwestern Mutual Insurance Individual Action

  • 01/27/04 – Scheduling Order re: Deadlines for Filing Papers Relating to the SunTrust Individual Plaintiffs’ Motion for Leave to File an Amended Complaint

  • 01/27/04 – Scheduling Order re: Deadlines for Filing Papers Relating to the SSB Defendants’ Filing for Leave to Intervene in the Wallace Individual Action

  • 01/26/04 – Scheduling Order re: Deadlines for Filing Papers Regarding the European Tranche Underwriter Defendants’ and the SSB Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss Counts IV and V of the Corrected First Amended Complaint

  • 01/26/04 – Order Requiring All Parties Who Wish to Propose Changes to the January 26, 2004 Draft of the Discovery Coordination Order to Submit their Proposals by January 28, 2004

  • 01/26/04 – Order re: (1) Permitting Individual Plaintiffs Whose Actions or Claims Have Been Affected by Certain Orders to Dismiss their Action Voluntarily and Remain a Member of the Class; and (2) Relieving Such Plaintiffs of the Costs or Expenses Pursuant to an Application So Long as they File a Motion for Voluntary Dismissal Before February 20, 2004

  • 01/26/04 – Opinion and Order Granting the Request by Certain Individual Plaintiffs to Voluntarily Dismiss their Actions Under the Condition That They Will Not Opt-Out of the Class or Seek in Any Way to Continue their Individual Actions

  • 01/22/04 – Order Declining a Motion to Remand by the Plaintiff in the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Individual Action for Reasons Consistent With the Court’s Opinions Dated on May 3, May 5, and May 20, 2003

  • 01/20/04 – Scheduling Order re: Granting Modifications to the Expert Discovery and Summary Judgment Schedule of the WorldCom Securities Litigation

  • 01/20/04 – Memorandum Opinion and Order Granting the Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss the Securities Act Claims Alleged by the Plaintiffs in the SLS Investors Individual Action

  • 01/20/04 – Opinion and Order Granting the Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss With Prejudice Certain Claims Alleged by the Plaintiffs in the Public Retirement System of Ohio Individual Action

  • 01/20/04 –Opinion and Order: (1) Denying Reconsideration of Two Alaska Plaintiff Individual Actions; (2) Granting Motions to Dismiss Brought Against Thirty Milberg Weiss Individual Actions; (3) Reserving Decision on the Motions to Dismiss Filed Against the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Plaintiffs

  • 01/20/04 –Order Denying the November 10, 2003 and December 19, 2003 Letters from Milberg Weiss Requesting a Stay of Certain Proceedings in the WorldCom Class Action Securities Litigation

  • 01/20/04 – Scheduling Order re: Conference on January 22, 2004 to Discuss the Coordination of Discovery Between the WorldCom Class Action Securities Litigation and the Individual Actions

  • 01/20/04 – Scheduling Order re: Conference on January 22, 2004 to Address Discovery Disputes Regarding the SSB Defendants’ Production of Certain E-Mails

  • 01/20/04 – Scheduling Order re: Deadlines for Papers Regarding the Metropolitan Government Plaintiffs of Nashville’s Motion to Dismiss

  • 01/20/04 – Order Dismissing Claims Brought Against the SSB Defendants in a July 11, 2003 Amendment by Plaintiffs in the Railways Pension Trust Individual Action

  • 01/20/04 – Order Requiring Plaintiffs in the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company to Submit by January 31, 2004 Any Supplement to its Opposition to the Ebbers Defendants Motions to Dismiss, with the Ebbers Defendants Reply to be Submitted by February 7, 2004

  • 01/20/04 – Scheduling Order re: (1) Any Opposition to a Motion to Voluntarily Dismiss the Complaint of the Heavy & General Laborers’ Locals 472 Plaintiffs is to be Submitted by January 30, 2004; (2) Any Reply to this Opposition to be Submitted by February 6, 2004.

  • 01/20/04 – Order Granting the Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss Certain Claims Alleged by the SunTrust Plaintiffs

  • 01/13/04 – Scheduling Order re: Deadlines for Filing Papers Regarding the Motions by Three Individual Action Plaintiffs to Voluntarily Dismiss their Complaints Without Prejudice (Maintenance Employees Teamsters Local 416 Pension Fund; Alaska Teamster-Employer Pension Trust; Nat’l Asbestos Workers Pension Fund)

  • 01/13/04 – Scheduling Order re: Extended Deadlines for Filing an Opposition and Reply to the Wallace Plaintiffs’ Motion for Leave to File an Amendment Complaint

  • 01/12/04 – Order Granting the Underwriter-Related Defendants’ Request for an Extension Until January 13, 2004 to Submit Either a Proposed Order, Or If An Agreement is Not Reached, Two Competing Orders, in Accordance with the Court’s December 17, 2003 Opinion and Order

  • 01/12/04 – Scheduling Order re: Filing Papers Related to Motions by Plaintiffs in Certain Individual Actions to Voluntarily Dismiss their Complaints (Alaska Electrical; Alaska Permanent Capital; District No. 9)

  • 01/08/04 – Order Requesting Counsel for the Underwriter-Related Defendants to Prepare a Chart Detailing Certain Information re: Individual Actions

  • 01/08/04 – Revised Scheduling Order re: Deadlines for Filing Papers Relating to a Motion by Plaintiffs in the Wallace Individual Action to File an Amended Complaint

  • 01/06/04 – Order Requiring Any Opposition to the McMorgan Plaintiffs’ Motion to Voluntarily Dismiss Their Individual Action Complaint to be Submitted by January 16, 2004, and Any Reply to be Submitted by January 23, 2004

  • 01/06/04 – Order Requiring Any Opposition to a Motion to Amend the Complaint Filed by Plaintiffs in the Weinstein Individual Action to be Submitted by January 16, 2004, and Any Reply to be Submitted by January 23, 2004

  • 01/05/04 – Order by the United States Second Circuit Court of Appeals Granting the SSB Defendants’ Petition for Permission to Appeal Pursuant to Rule 23(f)

  • 12/30/03 – Opinion and Order Denying the Mississippi Plaintiffs’ Objections to the Court’s November 5, 2003 Order

  • 12/29/03 - Memorandum Opinion and Order Denying Plaintiff's Motion to Transfer His Individual Action to the Central District of California (Fabbri)

  • 12/29/03 - Order Requiring Any Opposition to the SLS Investors' Motion to Voluntarily Dismiss their Individual Action Complaint to Be Filed by January 9, 2003, and Any Reply to be Filed by January 16, 2003

  • 12/23/03 – Memo Endorsed Order Requiring Liaison Counsel to Report the Status of Certain Lawsuits Specified in the December 18, 2003 Affidavit by January 9, 2004

  • 12/23/2003 – Order re: (1) Requiring Counsel for Lead Plaintiff and the Underwriter-Related Defendants to Re-File Certain Documents in the Public Record; and (2) Requiring Other Parties to Re-File Documents in the Public Record That Were Previously Filed Under Seal or in Redacted Form by January 16, 2004

  • 12/22/03 – Opinion and Order Granting the Regents of the University of California’s Application for an Extension of Time to File an Amended Complaint

  • 12/22/03 – Order Granting Plaintiffs’ Motion for Leave to File a Third Amended Complaint (Smith)

  • 12/22/03 – Order Granting Plaintiffs’ Motion for Leave to File a Third Amended Complaint (Little)

  • 12/22/03 – Order Granting Plaintiffs’ Motion for Leave to File a Third Amended Complaint (Hood)

  • 12/22/03 – Order Granting Plaintiffs’ Motion for Leave to File a First Amended Complaint (Hamilton)

  • 12/22/03 – Order Granting Plaintiffs’ Motion for Leave to File a Third Amended Complaint (Gilkey)

  • 12/22/03 – Order Granting Plaintiffs’ Motion for Leave to File a Third Amended Complaint (Franck)

  • 12/22/03 – Order Granting Plaintiffs’ Motion for Leave to File a Third Amended Complaint (Clowers)

  • 12/22/03 – Order Granting Plaintiffs’ Motion for Leave to File a Second Amended Complaint (Clark)

  • 12/22/03 – Order Granting Plaintiffs’ Motion for Leave to File a Second Amended Complaint (Barnett)

  • 12/22/03 – Order Granting Plaintiffs’ Motion for Leave to File a Third Amended Complaint (Barlow)

  • 12/22/03 – Order Granting Plaintiffs’ Motion for Leave to File a Third Amended Complaint (Barkley)

  • 12/22/03 – Order Granting Plaintiffs’ Motion for Leave to File a Second Amended Complaint (Arnold)

  • 12/22/03 – Order Granting Plaintiff’s Motion for Leave to File a Third Amended Complaint (Albright)

  • 12/22/03 – Order Granting Plaintiff’s Motion for Leave to File a Third Amended Complaint (Abrams)

  • 12/19/03 - Memo Endorsed Order Relieving Certain Underwriter-Related Defendants of their Obligation to Respond to the Alaska Plaintiff's December 15, 2003 Response to the Court's June 11, 2003 Order to Show Cause

  • 12/17/03 – Opinion and Order re: (1) Requiring Any Party in the Securities Litigation to Serve Suggestions on the Underwriters’ Counsel to Amend the Proposed Order Regarding Coordinated Discovery by January 5, 2004; and (2) Requiring Counsel to Meet and Confer by the week of January 5, 2004, and to Submit Either a Proposed Order or Competing Proposed Orders by January 9, 2004

  • 12/16/03 – Opinion and Order Granting in Part the Motion for Certification of an Interlocutory Appeal re: the Court’s May 5, 2003 and May 20, 2003 Orders

  • 12/16/03 – Opinion and Order Denying the SSB Defendants’ Motion to Stay Merits-Based Deposition Discovery

  • 12/16/03 – Order Denying Plaintiff’s Motion to Remand for Reasons Consistent with the Court’s March 3, 2003 Order (McMorgan & Co.)

  • 12/16/03 – Order Denying Plaintiffs’ Motion to Remand for Reasons Consistent with the Court’s Orders on March 3, 2003 and May 3, 2003 (Mass. State Guaranteed Annuity Fund)

  • 12/15/03 – Order Denying Plaintiffs’ Motion to Remand for Reasons Consistent with the Court’s March 3, 2003 Opinion (UFCW Int’l Union-Industry Pension Fund)

  • 12/15/03 – Order Denying Plaintiffs’ Motion to Remand for Reasons Consistent with the Court’s March 3, 2003 Opinion (Maine State Retirement System; Municipal Employees’ Retirement System of Michigan; State of Alaska Dep’t of Revenue)

  • 12/15/03 – Order Denying Plaintiffs’ Motion to Remand for Reasons Consistent with the Court’s March 3, 2003 and May 20, 2003 Opinions (M. & A.W. Pension Trust)

  • 12/15/03 – Order Denying Plaintiffs’ Motion to Remand for Reasons Consistent with the Court’s March 3, 2003 Opinion (Int’l Union of Operating Engineers-Employers Construction Industry Retirement Trust)

  • 12/15/03 – Order Denying Plaintiffs’ Motion to Remand for Reasons Consistent with the Court’s March 3, 2003 Opinion (Denver Area Meat Cutters)

  • 12/15/03 – Order Denying Plaintiffs’ Motion to Remand for Reasons Consistent with the Court’s March 3, 2003 Opinion (Nat’l Asbestos Workers Pension Fund)

  • 12/15/03 – Order Denying Plaintiffs’ Motion to Remand for Reasons Consistent with the Court’s March 3, 2003 Opinion (Alaska Electrical Pension Fund)

  • 12/15/03 – Order Denying Plaintiffs’ Motion to Remand for Reasons Consistent with the Court’s March 3, 2003 Opinion (Alaska Permanent Capital Management Co.)

  • 12/12/03 - Order Regarding Dissemination of Notice of Class Action, Summary Notice of Class Action And Notice to All Investors Who Have Filed Individual WorldCom Actions

  • 12/12/03 - Memo Endorsed Order Regarding Underwriter-Related Defendants Request To Submit Amended Notice Of Motion

  • 12/11/03 – Scheduling Order re: Conference to be Held on December 16, 2003 to Address Coordination Among Plaintiffs’ Counsel

  • 12/09/03 – Order Requiring Plaintiffs in the Individual Actions to Submit their Response to Defendants’ December 5, 2003 Proposal by February 20, 2004

  • 12/09/03 – Order Resolving Issues Concerning the Proposed Class Action Notice and the Proposed Individual Action Notice, and Requiring Lead Plaintiff to Submit Such Changes by December 10, 2003

  • 12/04/03 – Order Responding to Lead Plaintiff’s Proposed Notice to Individual Action Plaintiffs, and Proposing a Notice to All Individual Action Plaintiffs on Behalf of the Court for Discussion and Consideration at the December 5, 2003 Conference

  • 12/04/03 – Scheduling Order re: Conference With the Court on December 8, 2003 to Discuss Electronic Discovery Issues

  • 12/04/03 – Order Requiring the Counsel for Each Individual Action to Provide Certain Information to Liaison Counsel by December 9, 2003

  • 12/03/03 – Order Clarifying the Court’s November 21, 2003 Order, and Granting in Part and Denying in Part the Andersen Defendants’ Motions to Dismiss Claims in the Alaska Action for Reasons Consistent with the Court’s November 21, 2003 Order

  • 12/02/03 – Order Proposing to Approve the December 2, 2003 Draft of the Class Notice and Scheduling a Hearing to Discuss the Draft on December 5, 2003

  • 12/01/03 – Opinion and Order Granting Lead Plaintiff’s Request to File a Corrected Amended Complaint

  • 12/01/03 – Opinion and Order Granting the Audit Committee Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss Claim VI of the First Amended Consolidated Class Action Complaint

  • 11/26/03 – Scheduling Order Adjourning a Previously Scheduled Conference Regarding the Discussion of Class and Curative Notices from December 4, 2003 to December 5, 2003

  • 11/25/03 – Memo Endorsed Order Relieving Certain Underwriter-Related Defendants of their Obligation to Respond to the APCM Plaintiff’s November 17, 2003 Response and the DAMC Plaintiffs’ November 20, 2003 Response to the Court’s June 11, 2003 Order to Show Cause

  • 11/25/03 – Order Relieving the SSB Defendants of Their Obligation to Respond to Regents’ Submission to the Court’s June 11, 2003 Order to Show Cause Unless the Court Should Later Inform Them Otherwise

  • 11/25/03 – Opinion and Order Denying the SSB Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss Certain Claims Filed in the Ohio Action

  • 11/25/03 – Order re: (1) Requesting the Parties to Address Certain Issues Within Their December 1, 2003 Submissions to the Court; and (2) Scheduling a Conference With the Court on December 4, 2003 to Address Issues Relating to the Class and Curative Notices

  • 11/25/03 – Scheduling Order re: (1) Requiring Any Party Wishing to Preserve the Confidentiality of a Document Previously Filed Under Seal to Notify the Court by December 15, 2003; and (2) Scheduling a Conference for December 18, 2003 to Discuss Any Issues Relating to Whether Such Documents Shall Remain Under Seal

  • 11/24/03 – Opinion and Order re: (1) Allowing the Regents of the University of California to Submit an Affidavit Concerning its Discussion With the Clerk of the Court Regarding an Action Transferred to the SDNY by December 5, 2003; and (2) Permitting Defendants to File a Response by December 12, 2003

  • 11/21/03 - Order by the United States Second Circuit Court of Appeals Granting Lead Plaintiff's Request to File a Single Set of Answering Papers in Response to Certain Defendants' Coordinated Filing of 23(f) Applications

  • 11/21/03 - Opinion and Order Granting in Part and Denying in Part the Underwriter Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss Claims in the Alaska Action and Granting Director Defendants’ and Ebbers’ Motion to Dismiss

  • 11/19/03 – Order Requiring Any Party Which Opposes Milberg Weiss’ November 10, 2003 Motion to Inform the Court by December 1, 2003

  • 11/17/03 - Opinion and Order re: (1) Denying Milberg Weiss' Motion to Strike the Exhibits Attached to Lead Plaintiff's October 29, 2003 Letter; (2) Denying Lead Plaintiff's November 4, 2003 Requests for Relief; and (3) Allowing Lead Plaintiff to Circulate a Notice Which Will Be Sent to Each Plaintiff Who Has Filed An Individual Action

  • 11/14/03 - Scheduling Order re: Schedule Governing Pre-Trial Proceedings

  • 11/14/03 - Scheduling Order Adjourning a Previously Scheduled Conference Regarding the Discussion of Unresolved Electronic Discovery Issues from November 18, 2003 to November 19, 2003

  • 11/14/03 – Memo Endorsed Order Relieving Certain Underwriter Defendants of their Obligation to Respond to the Mass. State Plaintiffs’, UFCW Plaintiffs’, and AEPF Plaintiffs’ Responses to the Court’s June 11, 2003 Order to Show Cause

  • 11/13/03 – Order re: (1) Scheduling a Conference to Address the Subpoena by Certain Underwriter-Related Defendants on Bryan Cave LLP on November 19, 2003; and (2) Scheduling a Conference to Address Certain E-Mail Discovery Issues on November 18, 2003

  • 11/12/03 – Scheduling Order re November 13, 2003 Conferences With the Court Regarding Certain Unresolved Discovery Issues

  • 11/12/03 – Order Denying Submissions Filed on November 10, 2003 to Partially Lift the Stays of Discovery Concerning Scott D. Sullivan, David F. Myers, and Buford Yates, Jr.

  • 11/06/03 – Scheduling Order re: Filing Papers Pertaining to Milberg Weiss’ Motion for Certification of an Interlocutory Appeal

  • 11/06/03 – Opinion and Order Denying SSB Defendants’ Motion for an Order Pursuant to Section 1292(b) Authorizing an Interlocutory Appeal from the Court’s May 19, 2003 Opinion Denying SSB Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss

  • 11/05/03 – Order Clarifying May 28, 2003 Consolidation Order

  • 11/05/03 - Memo Endorsed Order Clarifying the Court's May 28, 2003 Consolidation Order

  • 11/4/03 -- Order by the United States Second Circuit Court of Appeals Granting Motion of SSB Defendants To File An Oversize Petition To The Extent That The Petition Is Not To Exceed 25 Pages

  • 11/04/03 – Scheduling Order re: (1) Granting Lead Plaintiff’s Request to File a Reply Brief of Twenty-Five Pages in Connection With the Issues Raised in Lead Plaintiff’s October 29, 2003 Letter to the Court Regarding Milberg Weiss; and (2) Permitting Milberg Weiss to File a Sur-Reply by November 7, 2003

  • 11/03/03 - Scheduling Order Adjourning the November 5, 2003 Hearing until November 13, 2003 re: Lead Plaintiff's October 29, 2003 Letter to the Court Regarding Milberg Weiss

  • 10/31/03 - Summary Order by United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Denying Petitions for Writs of Mandamus

  • 10/30/03 - Scheduling Order re (1) Deadlines for Filing Papers Related to SSB and Underwriter Defendants' Motion to Stay Merits-Based Deposition Discovery; (2) Deadlines for Filing Papers Related to Lead Plaintiff's October 30, 2003 Letter to the Court Addressing its Concerns About Milberg Weiss; and (3) Scheduling Conferences to Address Discovery-Related Issues for November 13, 2003

  • 10/30/03 – Order Requiring Defendants Sullivan, Yates, and Myers to Show Cause as to Why the Court Should Not Lift the Stays of Litigation and Require their Participation in Upcoming Depositions

  • 10/24/03 - Order Denying the SSB Defendants' Motion to Strike Lead Plaintiff's First Amended Class Action Complaint

  • 10/24/03 - Opinion and Order Granting Lead Plaintiff's Motion for Class Certification

  • 10/20/03 - Opinion and Order Denying Motions to Remand by the Plaintiffs of Certain Actions Originally Filed in the State of Mississippi

  • 10/17/03 - Memo Endorsed Order Granting an Extended Page Limit to Plaintiffs in Certain Individual Actions and to Certain Underwriter-Related Defendants for the Filing of Papers Related to Certain Underwriter-Related Defendants' Phase One Motion to Dismiss the Amended Complaint

  • 10/17/03 - Memo Endorsed Order Relieving Defendants in McMorgan & Co. v. Ebbers of Their Obligation to Respond to the McMorgan Plaintiff's October 3, 2003 Response to the Court's June 11, 2003 Order to Show Cause

  • 10/08/03 – Order re: (1) Issues Related to the Production of Wilmer Cutler Documents; (2) Deposition Schedules for All Witnesses Potentially Testifying in U.S. v. Sullivan; and (3) Staying the Depositions of All Defendants Until Certain Material is Produced for U.S. v. Sullivan, or January 15, 2004, Whichever is Earlier

  • 10/07/03 - Order Establishing the Court's Procedure for Determining a Transfer Order's Arrival Date Under the May 28 and June 11 Orders

  • 10/06/03 - Order Requiring Counsel for the Underwriter Defendants, SSB Defendants, and Plaintiffs in the ERISA and Securities Litigation Class Actions to Redact and Re-File Certain Papers Previously Filed Under Seal

  • 10/03/03 - Memo Endorsed Ordering Denying Request by Certain Underwriter-Related Defendants to Depose Lead Plaintiff¹s Expert During this Stage of Litigation

  • 10/02/03 - Memo Endorsed Order Denying Certain Underwriter-Related Defendants¹ Requests for an Extension of Time, and Perhaps for an Extended Page Limit, for Filing their Sur-Reply Brief in Opposition to Lead Plaintiff¹s Motion for Class Certification

  • 10/02/03 - Memo Endorsed Order Denying SSB Defendants' Request for an Increased Page Limit and an Extension of Time for Filing its Sur-Reply Brief in Opposition to Lead Plaintiff's Motion for Class Certification

  • 10/01/03 - Memo Endorsed Order Denying Certain Underwriter-Related Defendants' Request for an Immediate Conference re: S&S Subpoenas

  • 09/26/03 – Order Granting the SSB and Underwriter Defendants’ Request for an Extension to Submit Sur-Reply Briefs in Opposition to Lead Plaintiff’s Motion for Class Certification

  • 09/24/03 - Order Scheduling Joint Conference on October 30, 2003 for the WorldCom ERISA and Securities Litigation Actions re: Deposition Discovery Schedules

  • 09/24/03 – Order Permitting Certain Defendants to Submit a Sur-Reply in Opposition to Lead Plaintiff’s Motion for Class Certification

  • 09/22/03 – Scheduling Order re (1) Briefing Schedule for Defendants’ Motions to Dismiss Certain Individual Action Claims, (2) Defendants’ Time to Answer the First Amended Class Action Complaint and (3) October 30, 2003 Conference to Address Deposition Discovery Schedule

  • 09/15/2003 – Memo Endorsed Order Granting Lead Plaintiff’s Request for Extension of Time to Reply to Defendants’ Opposition to Motion for Class Certification

  • 09/15/03 - Order Deeming Motion for Remand in Teachers Retirement System Withdrawn

  • 09/15/03 – Order Addressing Certain Discovery Disputes and Scheduling Conferences on September 22, 2003 re Proposed Motion Practice in Certain Individual Actions and October 31, 2003 re Deposition Discovery Schedule

  • 09/04/2003 – Scheduling Order re Opposition and Replies to Arthur Andersen’s Motion to Compel the Production of Wilmer Cutler & Pickering’s Documents

  • 09/04/2003 – Memo Endorsed Order Granting Lead Plaintiff’s Request for the Production of Information Withheld by Certain Underwriter-Related Defendants

  • 09/03/03 - Order Denying Milberg Weiss Motion for Reconsideration of the Court's August 11, 2003 Order

  • 08/26/03 - Memo Endorsed Order Granting Lead Plaintiff’s Request for Extension of Time to Reply to Defendants’ Opposition to Motion for Class Certification

  • 08/13/03 - Opinion and Order Denying the Motion for Reconsideration of the Denial of the Remand Motions in the Eight Mississippi Actions

  • 08/11/03 – Order Deeming the Milberg Weiss Actions’ Motion for Certification of an Interlocutory Appeal Withdrawn Without Prejudice

  • 08/08/03 - Order Addressing Consolidation of Tuttelman and Sky Actions, Nos. 03 Civ. 1052 and 03 Civ. 1897

  • 08/07/03 – Order Addressing Disputes re Class Certification Discovery

  • 07/30/03 - Scheduling Order re Motion to Compel Production and Time to Answer or Otherwise Move with Respect to Amended Consolidated Class Action Complaint

  • 07/28/03 - Order Announcing that Discovery Disputes Regarding Documents in the Possession of Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering Shall Be Addressed at the July 30 Conference

  • 07/23/03 - Order Consolidating Wallace v. WorldCom, No. 02-Civ. 2854, with the In re WorldCom, Inc. Securities Litigation

  • 07/23/03 - Memorandum Opinion and Order Denying Motions to Remand in Six Milberg Weiss Actions

  • 07/23/03 - Memorandum Opinion & Order Denying Motions to Remand in Actions Transferred from Mississippi

  • 07/21/03 – Order Addressing Schedule for Briefing of Class Certification Motion and Filing of the Amended Complaint

  • 07/11/03 - Scheduling Order Setting Conference for July 14, 2003 re Resolution of Certain Discovery Disputes

  • 07/09/03 - Scheduling Order Setting Conference for July 11, 2003 re Resolution of Certain Discovery Disputes

  • 06/30/03 - Scheduling Order re Class Certification

  • 06/27/03 - Order Granting Arthur Andersen LLP's Request to Extend Its Time to Answer Consolidated Complaint

  • 06/27/03 - Scheduling Order Setting Conference re GOALs Actions on July 30, 2003

  • 06/25/03 - Memo Endorsed Order Denying Defendants' Request for a 45-Day Extension to Respond to Plaintiffs' Class Certification Motion

  • 06/24/03 - Opinion and Order Denying Arthur Andersen LLP's Motion to Dismiss the Class Action Complaint and Granting the Motions of Arthur Andersen (United Kingdom), Andersen Worldwide Societe Cooperative, Melvin Dick and Mark Schoppet to Dismiss the Class Action Complaint.

  • 06/11/03 - Order Regarding Briefing Schedule for Motions to Remand Pending in Transferred Actions

  • 06/02/03 - Scheduling Order re Answer and Cross-Claims

  • 06/02/03 - Stipulation and Order Regarding Extending Time of Andersen Worldwide Societe Cooperative and Arthur Andersen (United Kingdom) to Respond to Document Requests and Serve Initial Disclosures

  • 06/02/03 - Memo Endorsed Order Regarding Notice of Withdrawal from Cohen, Milstein, Hausfeld & Toll, P.L.L.C.

  • 05/29/03 - Scheduling Order re Motion for Interlocutory Appeal

  • 05/28/03 - Memorandum Opinion & Order Consolidating Class Actions and Individual Actions for Pre-Trial Purposes

  • 05/22/03 - Scheduling Order re Discovery

  • 05/22/03 - Opinion re Consolidation of Class and Individual Actions for Pretrial Purposes

  • 05/22/03 - Order Attaching Draft Consolidation Order

  • 05/20/03 - Opinion and Order Denying Application of Plaintiffs in Certain Individual Actions to Remand Cases to State Court

  • 05/19/03 - Opinion and Order Addressing Motions to Dismiss the Class Action Complaint which were filed by Bernard J. Ebbers, the Director Defendants, the Underwriter Defendants, Salomon Smith Barney, Citigroup, Inc. and Jack Grubman

  • 05/19/03 - Order Lifting the Discovery Stay

  • 05/13/03 - Order Clarifying Procedures for Meet and Confer

  • 05/06/03 - Memo Endorsed Order Granting Lead Plaintiff's Request to File Consolidated Memorandum of Law

  • 05/05/03 - Memorandum Opinion and Order Denying Renewed Motion to Remand by Interested Pension Funds and Motions to Remand by Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio and Railways Pension Trustee Company

  • 05/05/03 - Order Setting Response Date to Renewed Motion to Remand for May 12, 2003

  • 05/05/03 - Order Identifying Issues for Oral Argument on the Motions to Dismiss

  • 04/23/03 - Order Scheduling Oral Argument on the Motions to Dismiss for May 16, 2003

  • 04/08/03 - Stipulation and Order Extending Time of Tokyo Mitsubishi plc and Mizuho International plc to Move, Answer or Otherwise Respond to the Class Action Complaint

  • 04/02/03 - Order re Briefing Schedule for Motions to Remand

  • 03/28/03 - Memo Endorsed Order Granting Mark Schoppet's Request re Briefing Schedule

  • 03/26/03 - Scheduling Order re Proposed Consolidation Orders

  • 03/24/03 - Stipulation and Agreed Confidentiality Order

  • 03/24/03 - Opinion and Order Denying Salomon Smith Barney, Inc.'s Motion to Sever

  • 03/13/03 - Scheduling Order re Conference in Tuttleman v. Ebbers on March 20, 2003

  • 03/03/03 - Order Withdrawing Reference to Bankruptcy Court

  • 03/03/03 - Memo Endorsed Order Granting Andersen UK and Andersen Worldwide's Request for Adjustment to Briefing Schedule

  • 02/14/03 - Memo Endorsed Order Granting Lead Plaintiff's Request for Extension of Time to Respond to Andersen Worldwide's Motion to Dismiss

  • 02/06/03 - Memo Endorsed Order Granting Director Defendants' Request for Extension of Page Limit

  • 02/06/03 - Order Directing Parties to Negotiate a Confidentiality Agreement re Production of Documents by WorldCom

  • 01/30/03 - Memo Endorsed Order Granting New York City Employees' Retirement Systems' Request for Extension of Page Limit

  • 01/27/03 - Scheduling Order re Oral Argument on Motion to Sever on February 13, 2003

  • 12/27/02 - Stipulation and Order Precluding Scott Sullivan and David Myers from Contesting Personal Jurisdiction and Service of Process in the Class Action

  • 12/23/02 - Scheduling Order re Individual WorldCom Actions

  • 12/11/02 - Scheduling Order re Motions to Dismiss and Motion to Remand

  • 12/09/02 - Scheduling Order re Conference on December 11, 2002

  • 12/05/02 - Opinion and Order Granting Stay to Defendants Scott Sullivan and David Myers

  • 12/02/02 - Scheduling Order re Salomon Smith Barney, Inc.'s Motion to Sever

  • 11/21/02 - Opinion and Order Granting Lead Plaintiff's Motion to Lift the Discovery Stay

  • 11/20/02 - Order re Filing Procedure

  • 11/13/02 - Scheduling Order re Lead Plaintiff's Motion to Lift the Discovery Stay

  • 11/07/02 - Order Directing Parties to Conduct Settlement Negotiations

  • 11/05/02 - Scheduling Order re Defendant Scott Sullivan's Motion to Stay

  • 10/03/02 - Order Denying Lead Plaintiff's Request for Extension of Time to File Complaint

  • 08/15/02 - Order Appointing the New York State Common Retirement Fund as Lead Plaintiff, and Appointing Barrack, Rodos & Bacine and Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP as Co-Lead Counsel

  • 07/12/02 - Scheduling Order re Conference on August 12, 2002

    In re PaineWebber GOALS Securities Litigation (Southern District of New York)

  • 09/03/03 – Stipulation and Order Regarding Briefing Schedule for UBS AG’s Motion to Dismiss

  • 08/08/03 - Order Addressing Consolidation of Tuttelman and Sky Actions, Nos. 03 Civ. 1052 and 03 Civ. 1897

    Salomon Analyst WorldCom Litigation (Southern District of New York)

  • 2/25/04 – Revised Scheduling Order re: Deadlines for Filing Papers Relating to Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss

  • 03/28/03 - Order Appointing Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP and Barrack Rodos & Bacine as Co-Lead Counsel in the Salomon Analyst WorldCom Litigation

  • 03/20/03 - Order Appointing the New York State Common Retirement Fund as Lead Plaintiff

  • 01/24/03 - Order Separating the Salomon Analyst Litigation into Nine Cases by Issuer

    United States Bankruptcy Court (Southern District of New York)

  • 11/08/02 - Order Granting Lead Plaintiff's Motion for Limited Modification of the Automatic Stay

    Judicial Panel on Multi District Litigation

  • 03/15/05 - Conditional Transfer Order #37

  • 01/07/05 - Conditional Transfer Order #35

  • 12/06/04 - Transfer Order (Crane; Nickell)

  • 11/12/04 - Conditional Transfer Order #34

  • 11/01/04 - Conditional Transfer Order #33

  • 10/15/04 - Conditional Transfer Order #32

  • 10/06/04 - Conditional Transfer Order #31

  • 09/09/04 - Conditional Transfer Order #30

  • 08/30/04 - Conditional Transfer Order #29

  • 08/06/04 - Conditional Transfer Order #28

  • 07/29/04 - Conditional Transfer Order #27

  • 07/21/04 - Conditional Transfer Order #26

  • 06/28/04 - Conditional Transfer Order #25

  • 06/15/04 – Transfer Order (Washington State Investment Board)

  • 06/10/04 - Conditional Transfer Order #23

  • 05/18/04 – Conditional Transfer Order #22

  • 04/13/04 – Conditional Transfer Order #21

  • 04/07/04 – Transfer Order (Edwards)

  • 04/02/04 – Order Vacating Conditional Transfer Order

  • 3/24/04 – Conditional Transfer Order #20

  • 3/17/04 – Order Reinstating Stay of Conditional Transfer Order

  • 2/20/04 – Conditional Transfer Order #19

  • 2/12/04 – Transfer Order (Crane; Inter-Local Pension Fund of the Graphic Communications International Union)

  • 2/3/04 – Order Vacating Conditional Transfer Order

  • 12/23/03 – Conditional Transfer Order #18

  • 12/17/03 - Order Vacating Conditional Transfer Order and Vacating the January 29, 2004 Hearing Session

  • 12/16/03 – Order Vacating Conditional Transfer Order

  • 12/08/03 – Order Vacating Conditional Transfer Order

  • 12/04/03 – Transfer Order (Reynolds)

  • 12/04/03 – Transfer Order (American International Group, Inc.; Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co.)

  • 11/28/03 - Conditional Transfer Order #17

  • 11/24/03 - Conditional Transfer Order #16

  • 11/05/03 – Order Lifting Stay of Conditional Transfer Order (Int’l Union of Operating Engineers)

  • 11/05/03 - Conditional Transfer Order #15

  • 10/23/03 – Order Vacating Conditional Transfer Order

  • 10/17/03 - Order Lifting Stay of Conditional Transfer Order (Alaska Permanent)

  • 10/07/03 – Conditional Transfer Order #14

  • 10/06/03 – Order Lifting Stay of Conditional Transfer Order (Alaska Electrical and UCFW)

  • 09/23/03 - Order Vacating Conditional Transfer Order

  • 09/17/03 – Conditional Transfer Order #13

  • 09/03/03 – Conditional Transfer Order #12

  • 08/26/03 – Conditional Transfer Order #11

  • 08/22/03 – Order Vacating Conditional Transfer Order

  • 08/22/03 – Order Lifting Stay of Conditional Transfer Order (State of Alaska) and Vacating the October 9, 2003 Hearing Session

  • 08/15/03 – Order Vacating Conditional Transfer Order (City of Birmingham) and Vacating the October 9, 2003 Hearing Session

  • 08/14/03 – Order for Hearing Session on October 9, 2003

  • 08/05/03 – Transfer Order (Regents of the University of California; Franck; Abrams; Bagwell; Smith; and Little)

  • 07/29/03 – Order Vacating Conditional Transfer Order

  • 07/21/03 – Conditional Transfer Order #10

  • 06/13/03 - Transfer Order

  • 06/12/03 – Order for Hearing Session on July 24, 2003

  • 05/30/03 – Conditional Transfer Order #9

  • 05/16/03 – Order Vacating Conditional Transfer Order

  • 05/07/03 – Conditional Transfer Order #8

  • 04/24/03 - Conditional Transfer Order #7

  • 04/16/03 – Transfer Order (Wallace)

  • 04/11/03 – Order for Hearing Session on May 29, 2003

  • 03/28/03 - Conditional Transfer Order #6

  • 03/11/03 - Conditional Transfer Order #5

  • 01/31/03 - Conditional Transfer Order #4

  • 01/14/03 - Conditional Transfer Order #3

  • 01/02/03 - Order Lifting Stay of Conditional Transfer Order and Vacating the January 28, 2003 Hearing Session

  • 12/23/02 - Conditional Transfer Order #2

  • 11/08/02 - Order Vacating Transfer Order

  • 11/06/02 - Conditional Transfer Order #1

  • 10/08/02 - Transfer Order Centralizing WorldCom-Related Cases in the Southern District of New York