United States District Court, S.D. New York
April 13, 2005.
IN RE WORLDCOM, INC., SECURITIES LITIGATION. THIS DOCUMENT RELATES TO: NEW YORK CITY EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM, et al.
EBBERS, et al.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: DENISE COTE, District Judge
STIPULATION AND ORDER
WHEREAS, an expert discovery schedule and summary judgment
briefing schedule were set by this Court pursuant to that certain
April 19, 2004 Scheduling Order;
WHEREAS, a revised expert discovery schedule was approved by
this Court pursuant to that certain March 4, 2005 Stipulation and
WHEREAS, the existing expert discovery schedule conflicts with
certain identified experts' duties relative to the currently
ongoing class action trial;
WHEREAS, the parties agree that, as much as possible, such
conflicts should be avoided thus minor modifications to the
expert discovery schedule should be made.
Based on the foregoing, it is hereby STIPULATED AND AGREED by
and between the Plaintiffs, Arthur Andersen, the
Underwriter-Related Defendants, the Citigroup Defendants, and the
Director Defendants that the expert discovery schedule will be
modified as follows:
Parties with the burden of proof on a particular
issue must submit expert reports no later than May
Rebuttal expert reports shall be submitted no later
than June 10, 2005; Revised expert reports shall be submitted no later
than June 24, 2005;
The close of expert discovery shall be August 5,
Further, the parties STIPULATE AND AGREE that the schedule for
the briefing of summary judgment motions will remain as follows:
Opening briefs in support of summary judgment shall
be filed no later than July 11, 2005;
Opposition briefs shall be filed no later than August
Reply briefs shall be filed no later than August 15,
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