United States District Court, S.D. New York
July 8, 2004.
IN RE WORLDCOM, INC. ERISA LITIGATION. This Document Relates to: ALL ACTIONS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: DENISE COTE, District Judge
On June 30, 2004, a class action settlement agreement ("June 30
Settlement") was reached between all parties in the ERISA
Litigation with the exception of defendants Scott Sullivan and
Merrill Lynch Trust Company, F.S.B. On July 2, Lead Plaintiffs in
the ERISA Litigation filed a motion for an order preliminarily
approving the June 30 Settlement, certifying a class, and setting
a fairness hearing. It is hereby
ORDERED that a conference will be held on July 13, 2004,
beginning at 3:00 p.m. at the United States Courthouse, 500 Pearl
Street, New York, New York, in Courtroom 11B, to address these
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that because of the June 30 Settlement,
defendants' September 12, 2003 motion to dismiss the plaintiffs'
Third Amended Consolidated Master Class Action Complaint is
deemed moot. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that because of the June 30 Settlement,
plaintiffs' September 12, 2003 motion to certify a class action
is deemed moot.
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