United States District Court, S.D. New York
April 6, 2005.
IN RE WORLDCOM, INC. SECURITIES LITIGATION. This Document Relates to: ALL ACTIONS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: DENISE COTE, District Judge
Having considered a March 30, 2005 letter application on behalf
of the Citigroup Defendants ("Petitioners"), it is hereby
ORDERED that claimants ("Respondents") Benson Fischer and Mona
Fischer show cause before this Court on April 15, 2005, in
Courtroom 11B, 500 Pearl Street, New York, New York, at 2 p.m.,
why Respondents should not be enjoined from pursuing NASD
arbitration claims against the Citigroup Defendants to the extent
they relate to investments in securities issued by WorldCom.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Respondents shall submit any
papers in opposition to such an injunction by 5 p.m., on April 12,
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Respondents may, with the
consent of Petitioners, satisfy this Order without the need to
attend the show cause hearing by indicating this preference in a
cover letter accompanying Respondents' opposition papers. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Petitioners shall submit their reply
by 5 p.m., on April 14, 2005.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that counsel for the Citigroup Defendants
shall serve this Order on Respondents' counsel by facsimile or
overnight delivery by April 7, 2005.
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