United States District Court, S.D. New York
August 12, 2005.
IN RE WORLDCOM, INC. SECURITIES LITIGATION. This Document Relates to: PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM OF OHIO, et al., Plaintiffs,
BERNARD J. EBBERS, et al., Defendants.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: DENISE COTE, District Judge
The Citigroup Defendants and Underwriter Defendants having
settled on August 9, 2005 with the plaintiffs in Public
Employees' Retirement System of Ohio v. Ebbers et al., No. 03
Civ. 338, and the parties to the settlement having requested
entry of (1) a Bar Order that would enjoin non-settling
defendants from bringing certain claims against the settling
defendants, including claims for contribution; and (2) a
Confidentiality Order that would disclose the amounts of the
settlement only to non-settling defendants in this action; it is
ORDERED that any objections to these requests must be made in
writing, served and filed by Tuesday, August 16, 2005. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that in the event there are objections,
any reply in support of this application is due Friday, August
19, 2005, at noon.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that a conference will be held on August
23, 2005, at 3 p.m., in Courtroom 11B, 500 Pearl Street, New
York, New York to address this application.
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