Read In re Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. Aether Systems Inc. Research Reports Securities Litigation 02-CV-3429-U.S. District Court Civil Docket text version

US District Court Civil Docket as of 05/31/2006 Retrieved from the court on Monday, February 05, 2007

U.S. District Court Southern District of New York (Foley Square)

CIVIL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 1:02-cv-03429-JFK

In Re: Merrill Lynch Aether v. Merrill Lynch & Co., et al Assigned to: Judge John F. Keenan Demand: $0 Member cases: 1:02-cv-03975-JFK 1:02-cv-03466-JFK 1:02-cv-03513-JFK 1:02-cv-05056-JFK 1:02-cv-06918-JFK 1:02-cv-09472-MP 1:02-cv-09483-JFK 1:02-cv-09486-JFK 1:02-cv-09491-JFK 1:02-cv-09495-JFK Cause: 15:78m(a) Securities Exchange Act Plaintiff Frank J. Vonder Haar individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated

Date Filed: 05/03/2002 Date Terminated: 05/31/2006 Jury Demand: Plaintiff Nature of Suit: 850 Securities/Commodities Jurisdiction: Federal Question

represented by Linda P. Nussbaum Cohen, Milstein, Hausfeld & Toll, P.L.L.C. 150 East 52nd Street New York, NY 10022 (212) 838-7797 Email: [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY

Consolidated Plaintiff Ira Atlas on behalf of himsel and all others similarly situated represented by Shaheen Rushd Pomerantz, Haudek, Block, Grossman & Gross, L.L.P. 100 Park Avenue 26th Floor New York, NY 10017 (212)661-1100 Email: [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY

Consolidated Plaintiff Bernd Toennesmann individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated represented by Donald R. Hall Kaplan, Fox & Kilsheimer, L.L.P. 805 Third Avenue 22nd Floor New York, NY 10022 (212) 687-1980 LEAD ATTORNEY Frederic Scott Fox, Sr Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP 805 Third Avenue New York, NY 10022 (212) 687-1980 Fax: (212) 687-7714 Email: [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY Jonathan K. Levine Girard Gibbs & De Bartolomeo, LLP 601 California St, Suite 1400 San Francisco, CA 94108 415-981-4800 Fax: 415-981-4846 Email: [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY Laurence D. King Kaplan, Fox & Kilsheimer, L.L.P. 601 Montgomery Street Suite 300 San Francisco, CA 94111 (415) 772-4700 LEAD ATTORNEY Marc S. Henzel 273 Montgomery Avenue Suite 202 Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004 (610) 660-8000 LEAD ATTORNEY Robert N. Kaplan Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP 805 Third Avenue New York, NY 10022 (212) 687-1980 Fax: (212)-687-7714 Email: [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY

Consolidated Plaintiff Isak Karasik on behalf of himself and all others similarly situated represented by Daniel Adam Osborn Beatie and Osborn LLP 521 Fifth Avenue, 34th Floor New York, NY 10175 (212)-888-9000 Fax: (212)-888-9664 Email: [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY Eduard Korsinsky Zimmerman Levi & Korsinsky, LLP (NY) 39 Broadway, Suite 1601 New York, NY 10006 212-363-7500 Fax: 212-363-7171 Email: [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY Consolidated Plaintiff John Whitten individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated represented by Joseph P. Garland 212-213-1812 Fax: 212-213-1816 Email: [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY Stephen A. Whinston Berger & Montague, P.C. 1622 Locust Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 (215) 875-3097 Fax: (215) 875-4604 Email: [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY William Bernard Federman Federman & Sherwood 10205 N. Pennsylvania Oklahoma City, OK 73102 (405) 235-1560 Fax: (405) 239-2112 Email: [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY Consolidated Plaintiff Seth B. Marks represented by Jacqueline Sailer

individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated

Murray, Frank & Sailer, LLP 275 Madison Avenue, Ste. 801 New York, NY 10016 212-682-1818 Fax: 212-682-1892 Email: [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY

Consolidated Plaintiff Jack A. Boehm Consolidated Plaintiff Richard H. Cholet Consolidated Plaintiff Scott Hartmann Consolidated Plaintiff Ed Maguire Consolidated Plaintiff Lou Wilhelm

V. Defendant Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. Defendant Henry Blodget Defendant Virginia Syer Genereux Consolidated Defendant Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith Inc. Merrill, Lynch, Pierce Fenner & Smith, Inc.

Movant John Whitten represented by Joseph P. Garland (See above for address) LEAD ATTORNEY Stephen A. Whinston (See above for address) LEAD ATTORNEY William Bernard Federman (See above for address) LEAD ATTORNEY Movant Philip J. Cleary represented by Joseph Harry Weiss Weiss & Lurie 551 Fifth Ave, New York, NY 10176 (212)682-3025 Fax: 212 682 3010 Email: [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY

Movant Andrew M. Frank represented by Joseph Harry Weiss (See above for address) LEAD ATTORNEY

Movant Trust Corene Garner represented by Joseph Harry Weiss (See above for address) LEAD ATTORNEY

Movant James R. Garner represented by Joseph Harry Weiss (See above for address) LEAD ATTORNEY

Movant Jeffrey W. Hardin represented by Joseph Harry Weiss (See above for address) LEAD ATTORNEY

Movant Carlos Kramer represented by Joseph Harry Weiss (See above for address) LEAD ATTORNEY

Movant Michael Ripley Movant Joseph Spinella Movant Howard Bloom Movant Gordon Cooper Movant Michael Dennehy Movant Daniel E. Offutt Movant Jeffrey Thomson Lead Plaintiff Steven Roth represented by Jacqueline Sailer (See above for address) LEAD ATTORNEY

Movant Bruce Li Causi represented by Jacqueline Sailer (See above for address) LEAD ATTORNEY

Date Filed 05/03/2002

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Docket Text 1 CLASS ACTION COMPLAINT filed. Summons issued and Notice pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 636(c). FILING FEE $ 150.00 RECEIPT # 437943. (jol) (Entered: 05/06/2002) CASE REFERRED TO Judge Victor Marrero as possibly related 1:01cv6881. (jol) (Entered: 05/06/2002) 2 Notice of Case Assignment to Judge Victor Marrero . Copy of notice and judge's rules mailed to Attorney(s) of record: Alexander E. Barnett . (rmo) (Entered: 06/05/2002) Magistrate Judge Kevin N. Fox is so designated. (rmo) (Entered: 06/05/2002) Case accepted as related to 1:21mc96. Notice of assignment to follow. (dcap) (Entered: 08/06/2002) 3 Notice of Case Reassignment to Judge Milton Pollack . Copy of notice and judge's rules mailed to Attorney(s) of record: Alexander E. Barnett . (jol) (Entered: 06/21/2002) 4 STIPULATION and ORDER, defendants' time to answer, move, or otherwise respond to the complaint is extended until 45 days after service of the consolidated class action complaint . ( signed by Judge Milton Pollack ) (kw) (Entered: 06/25/2002) 5 NOTICE OF MOTION by Michael Ripley for an order consolidating case nos. 02cv3429, 02cv3466, 02cv3513, and 02cv3975 , and for an Order appointing Michael Ripley as the Lead Plaintiff in this action , and for an Order approving his selection of the law firms of Cohen, Milstein, Hausfeld & Toll, PLLC and Shapiro Haber & Urmy, LLP as Co-Lead Counsel . Return Date 8/1/02 at 10:00. Proposed Order attached. (sb) (Entered: 07/09/2002) 6 MEMORANDUM OF LAW by Michael Ripley in support of [5-1] motion for an order consolidating case nos. 02cv3429, 02cv3466, 02cv3513, and 02cv3975, [5-2] motion for an Order appointing Michael Ripley as the Lead Plaintiff in this action, [5-3] motion for an Order approving his selection of the law firms of Cohen, Milstein, Hausfeld & Toll, PLLC and Shapiro Haber & Urmy, LLP as Co-Lead Counsel . (sb) (Entered: 07/09/2002) 7 DECLARATION of Susan R. Schwaiger by Michael Ripley in support of [5-1] motion for an order consolidating case nos. 02cv3429, 02cv3466, 02cv3513, and 02cv3975, [5-2] motion for an Order appointing Michael Ripley as the Lead Plaintiff in this action, [5-3] motion for an Order approving his selection of the law firms of Cohen, Milstein, Hausfeld & Toll, PLLC and Shapiro Haber & Urmy, LLP as Co-Lead Counsel . (sb) (Entered: 07/09/2002) 8 NOTICE OF MOTION by Joseph Spinella, Howard Bloom for an Order consolidating all actions filed in the SDNY which are related to above-captioned class action for all purposes, case nos. 02cv3429 and 02cv3513 , and for an Order appointing Joseph Spinella and Howard Bloom as Lead Plaintiffs , and for an Order approving the selection of Pomerantz Haudek Grossman & Gross LLP as Lead Counsel for the Class . Return Date 7/26/02 at 9:30. (sb) (Entered: 07/09/2002)

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9 MEMORANDUM OF LAW by Joseph Spinella, Howard Bloom in support of [81] motion for an Order consolidating all actions filed in the SDNY which are related to above-captioned class action for all purposes, case nos. 02cv3429 and 02cv3513, [8-2] motion for an Order appointing Joseph Spinella and Howard Bloom as Lead Plaintiffs, [8-3] motion for an Order approving the selection of Pomerantz Haudek Grossman & Gross LLP as Lead Counsel for the Class . (sb) (Entered: 07/09/2002) 10 NOTICE OF MOTION by Gordon Cooper, Michael Dennehy, Daniel E. Offutt, Jeffrey Thomson for an Order consolidating for all purposes related actions filed against Merrill Lynch & Co., case nos. 02cv3429, 02cv3466, 02cv3513, and 02cv3975 , and for an Order appointing Aether Lead Plaintiffs as Lead Plaintiff on behalf of purchasers of common stock of Aether Systems, Inc. , and for an Order approving Lead Plaintiff's choice of Lead Counsel . No Return Date. (sb) (Entered: 07/09/2002) 11 MEMORANDUM OF LAW by Gordon Cooper, Michael Dennehy, Daniel E. Offutt, Jeffrey Thomson in support of [10-1] motion for an Order consolidating for all purposes related actions filed against Merrill Lynch & Co., case nos. 02cv3429, 02cv3466, 02cv3513, and 02cv3975, [10-2] motion for an Order appointing Aether Lead Plaintiffs as Lead Plaintiff on behalf of purchasers of common stock of Aether Systems, Inc., [10-3] motion for an Order approving Lead Plaintiff's choice of Lead Counsel . (sb) (Entered: 07/10/2002) 12 DECLARATION of Donald R. Hall by Gordon Cooper, Michael Dennehy, Daniel E. Offutt, Jeffrey Thomson in support Re: [10-1] motion for an Order consolidating for all purposes related actions filed against Merrill Lynch & Co., case nos. 02cv3429, 02cv3466, 02cv3513, and 02cv3975, [10-2] motion for an Order appointing Aether Lead Plaintiffs as Lead Plaintiff on behalf of purchasers of common stock of Aether Systems, Inc., [10-3] motion for an Order approving Lead Plaintiff's choice of Lead Counsel . (sb) (Entered: 07/10/2002) 15 Application for Recognition of Authority of Lead Pltff and Counsel Approved by Judge Scheindlin with respect to these claims. (sac) (Entered: 08/01/2002) 16 DECLARATION of Robert Abrams in support Re: [15-1] remark. (rec'd in the night deposit box on 7/2/02 at 5:59 p.m.) (sac) (Entered: 08/01/2002) 17 NOTICE OF MOTION by Philip J. Cleary, Andrew M. Frank, Corene Garner, James R. Garner, Jeffrey W. Hardin, Carlos Kramer to consolidate cases 02-cv3429, 02-cv-3466, 02-cv-3513 and 02-cv-3975 , to appoint movant Philip J. Cleary, movant Andrew M. Frank, movant Corene Garner, movant James R. Garner, movant Jeffrey W. Hardin, movant Carlos Kramer to serve as lead plaintiff(s) , to approve movants selection of lead counsel . Proposed order attached. Return Date 9/16/02. (db) (Entered: 08/12/2002) 18 MEMORANDUM OF LAW by Philip J. Cleary, Andrew M. Frank, Corene Garner, James R. Garner, Jeffrey W. Hardin, Carlos Kramer in support of [13-1] motion for an order under rule 42(a) of the F.R.C.P. for the consolidation of this action with 02cv3466, 02cv3513, 02cv3975 and 02cv5056, [13-2] motion for an order under section 21D(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, 15 U.S.C. 78u4(a), for his appointment as lead plaintiff, [13-3] motion for an order granting

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approval of his choice of counsel for plaintiffs and the proposed class . (db) (Entered: 08/12/2002) 07/02/2002 19 DECLARATION of Joseph H. Weiss by Philip J. Cleary, Andrew M. Frank, Corene Garner, James R. Garner, Jeffrey W. Hardin, Carlos Kramer in support Re: [13-1] motion for an order under rule 42(a) of the F.R.C.P. for the consolidation of this action with 02cv3466, 02cv3513, 02cv3975 and 02cv5056, [13-2] motion for an order under section 21D(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, 15 U.S.C. 78u-4(a), for his appointment as lead plaintiff, [13-3] motion for an order granting approval of his choice of counsel for plaintiffs and the proposed class . (db) (Entered: 08/12/2002) 20 NOTICE OF MOTION by Steven Roth, and Bruce Li Causi, to consolidate cases 02 civ. 3429, 3466, 3513, 3975, and 5056 ; to appoint movant Steven Roth, and movant Bruce Li Causi to serve as lead plaintiffs ; to approve movants selection of Rabin & Peckel LLP as Lead Counsel . No Return Date. (kw) (Entered: 08/14/2002) 21 DECLARATION of Eric J. Belfi by Steven Roth, Bruce Li Causi in support Re: [20-1] motion to consolidate cases 02 civ. 3429, 3466, 3513, 3975, and 5056, [202] motion to appoint movant Steven Roth, and movant Bruce Li Causi to serve as lead plaintiffs, [20-3] motion to approve movants selection of Rabin & Peckel LLP as Lead Counsel. (kw) (Entered: 08/14/2002) 22 MEMORANDUM OF LAW by Steven Roth, Bruce Li Causi in support of [20-1] motion to consolidate cases 02 civ. 3429, 3466, 3513, 3975, and 5056, [20-2] motion to appoint movant Steven Roth, and movant Bruce Li Causi to serve as lead plaintiffs, [20-3] motion to approve movants selection of Rabin & Peckel LLP as Lead Counsel. (kw) (Entered: 08/14/2002) 13 NOTICE OF MOTION by John Whitten for an order under rule 42(a) of the F.R.C.P. for the consolidation of this action with 02cv3466, 02cv3513, 02cv3975 and 02cv5056 , for an order under section 21D(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, 15 U.S.C. 78u-4(a), for his appointment as lead plaintiff , and for an order granting approval of his choice of counsel for plaintiffs and the proposed class . Return Date not indicated. Affirmation of Joseph P. Garland attached. (dle) (Entered: 07/11/2002) 14 MEMORANDUM OF LAW by John Whitten in support of [13-1] motion for an order under rule 42(a) of the F.R.C.P. for the consolidation of this action with 02cv3466, 02cv3513, 02cv3975 and 02cv5056, [13-2] motion for an order under section 21D(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, 15 U.S.C. 78u-4(a), for his appointment as lead plaintiff, [13-3] motion for an order granting approval of his choice of counsel for plaintiffs and the proposed class . (dle) (Entered: 07/11/2002) 23 CERTIFIED TRUE COPY OF CONDITIONAL MDL TRANSFER IN ORDER FROM THE MDL PANEL... that pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1407, the action(s) listed... and pending... be, and the same hereby are... with the consent of that court, assigned to the Honorable Milton Pollack for coordinated or consolidated proceedings with the action(s) pending in that district... (jol) (Entered: 10/30/2002) 24 WAIVER OF SERVICE of summons and complaint returned executed as to Henry Blodget mailed on 9/10/02. Answer due on 11/12/02 for Henry Blodget. (djc)

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(Entered: 10/31/2002) 10/25/2002 25 WAIVER OF SERVICE of summons and comlaint returned executed as to Merrill Lynch & Co. mailed on 9/10/02 . Answer due on 11/12/02 for Merrill Lynch & Co. (djc) (Entered: 10/31/2002) CASE MANAGEMENT ORDER #1, consolidating cases the following actions on behalf purchasers of the common stock of Aether Systems Inc. are hereby consolidated for all purposes: Atlas v. Merrill & Co., Inc. et al. 02-CV-3513(MP) Toennesmann v. Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. and Henry Blodget 02-CV-3466(MP) Vonder Haar v. Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. et al. 02-CV-3429(MP) Karasik v. Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. and Henry Blodget 02-CV-6918(MP) Whitten v. Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. and Henry Blodget 02-CV-5056(MP) Marks v. Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. and Henry Blodget 02-CV-3975(MP) The consolidated actions shall be carried in the Clerk's office and known as the In re Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. Aether Systems Inc. Research Reports Securities Litigation, 02-CV-3429 (MP). Clerk shall administratively close all of the actions above, other than 02-CV3429(MP). The following actions, brought in other jurisdictions on behalf of purchasers of the common stock of Aether Systems, Inc. and transferred to this Court by order of the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation shall be, if all parties consent, consolidated with 02-CV-3429(MP) and, if all parties do not consent to consolidation, the applicable action shall be stayed until further order of the Court: Boehm v. Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. and Henry Blodget 02-CV-1351 (D. Ariz.) Cholet v. Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. and Henry Blodget 1:CV 02-1440 (M.D. Pa.) Hartmann v. Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. and Henry Blodget 02-CV-1657 (D. Minn.) Maguire v. Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. and Henry Blodget 02-CV-2519 (D. Md.) Wilhelm v. Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. and Henry Blodget 02-CV-1801 Tex.) . ( signed by Judge Milton Pollack ); (ORIGINAL FILED IN 02cv1484 AS DOCUMENT # 133) (rag) Modified on 01/16/2003 (Entered: 12/19/2002) Consolidated Lead Case. (rag) (Entered: 12/19/2002) 26 AMENDED COMPLAINT by Steven Roth (Answer due 3/24/03 for Merrill Lynch Pierce, for Virginia Syer Genereux, for Henry Blodget, for Merrill Lynch & Co. ) amending [1-1] complaint ; Summons issued. (gmo) (Entered: 03/19/2003) 26 DEMAND for jury trial by Steven Roth . (gmo) (Entered: 03/19/2003) MOTION (this document relates to 02cv3429, 02cv7218, 02cv3042, 2cv6914, 02cv3835, 01cv6881, 02cv6916, 02cv3050) to Dismiss the complaints with prejudice pursuant to F.R.C.P. 9(b) and 12(b)(6) and Section 21D(b) of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, 15 U.S.C. 78u-4(b). Document filed by Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc., Merrill, Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated. Original document filed under case no. 02 MDL 1484, doc. # 364. (kkc, ) (Entered: 01/06/2004) DECLARATION of Scott D. Musoff in Support re: MOTION to Dismiss. Exhibits Volumes I - XI attached. (this document relates to 02cv3429, 02cv7218, 02cv3042, 02cv6914, 02cv3835, 01cv6881, 02cv6916, 02cv3050) Document filed by Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc., Merrill, Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated. Original document filed under case no. 02 MDL 1484, doc. # 365. (kkc, ) (Entered: 01/06/2004)

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MOTION for Leave to amend the Consolidated Amended Class Action Complaint. Document filed by Steven Roth. Original document filed under case no. 02 MDL 1484, doc. # 360. (kkc, ) (Entered: 01/05/2004) 27 MOTION for Joinder, dismissing with prejudice the consolidated amended complaints pursuant to Federal Rules of Civil Procedures 9(b) and 12(b)(6) and Section 21D of the Private Litigation Reform Act. Document filed by Henry Blodget. (sac, ) (Entered: 12/31/2003) CASE MANAGEMENT ORDER #26 (02cv3429, 02cv7218, 02cv3042, 02cv6914, 02cv3835, 01cv6881, 02cv6916, 02cv3050); plaintiffs shall oppose defendants' motion to dismiss and renew or make any motions for leave to amend by 12:00 pm on 1/9/2004. Defendants shall serve and file their replies by 12:00 pm on 1/23/2004, and shall specifically state any opposition to any motions for leave to amend at the same time in the same brief. Plaintiffs may reply to defendants' opposition on the motions for leave to further amend on or before 12:00 pm on 1/30/2004. A hearing on the motions shall be held at 11:00 am on 2/6/2004, subject to adjournment by the Court. (Signed by Judge Milton Pollack on 12/19/2003) Original document filed under case no. 02 MDL 1484, doc. #359.(kkc, ) (Entered: 01/02/2004) 28 ORDER withdrawing re: MOTION for Leave to File Consolidated Amended Class Action Complaint. filed by Steven Roth. Lead plaintiffs will renew or make any motion for leave to amend by 12:00 p.m. on 1/9/04. (Signed by Judge Milton Pollack on 1/7/04) (kw, ) (Entered: 01/07/2004) MEMO ENDORSEMENT on Lead Plaintiffs' Notice of Withdrawal of Motion (this document relates to 02cv3429, 02cv6914); that lead plaintiffs in the referenced securities class action hereby withdraw their previously filed motions, dated 12/9/2003 (as to Aether Systems, Inc.) and 12/12/2003 (as to Exodus Communications, Inc.), to amend each action's consolidated amended class action complaint, dated 3/14/2003. Pursuant to Case Management Order No. 6 entered on 12/19/2003, lead plaintiffs will renew or make any motion for leave to amend on or before 12:00 pm on 1/9/2004. (Signed by Judge Milton Pollack (not dated)) Original document filed under case no. 02 MDL 1484, doc. # 369. (kkc, ) (Entered: 01/14/2004) MOTION for an Order pursuant to Rule 15(a) of the F.R.C.P. to amend the [26] consolidated amended class action complaint. Document filed by Steven Roth. Original document filed under case no 02 MDL 1484, doc. # 371.(kkc, ) (Entered: 01/14/2004) DECLARATION of Jacqueline Sailer in Support re: MOTION to Amend [26] Amended Complaint. Document filed by Steven Roth. Original document filed under case no 02 MDL 1484, doc. # 372. (kkc, ) (Entered: 01/14/2004) MEMORANDUM OF LAW in Opposition to: MOTION to Dismiss the amended consolidated class action complaint. Document filed by Steven Roth. Original document filed under case no. 02 MDL 1484, doc. # 373. (kkc, ) (Entered: 01/14/2004) 29 MOTION to Amend the Consolidated Amended Class Action Complaint. Document filed by Steven Roth. (jge, ) (Entered: 01/21/2004)

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30 DECLARATION of Jacqueline Sailer in Support re: [29] MOTION to Amend Complaint. Document filed by Steven Roth. (jge, ) (Entered: 01/21/2004) 31 MEMORANDUM OF LAW in Opposition to MOTION to Dismiss [27] MOTION for Joinder. Document filed by Steven Roth. (sb, ) (Entered: 01/21/2004) CASE MANAGEMENT ORDER #7 (this document relates to 02cv3429, 02cv7218, 02cv3042, 02cv6914, 02cv3835, 01cv6881, 02cv6916, 02cv3050); the time for defendants to serve and file their replies and specifically state any opposition to any motions for leave to amend is extended from 12:00 pm on 1/23/2004 to 12:00 pm on 1/27/2004. Plaintiffs time to reply to defendants' opposition on the motions for leave to further amend is correspondingly extended from 12:00 pm on 1/30/2004 to 12:00 pm on 2/5/2004. (Signed by Judge Milton Pollack on 1/21/2004) Original document filed under case no. 02 MDL 1484, doc. #383.(kkc, ) (Entered: 02/03/2004) DECLARATION of Scott D. Musoff in Support re: MOTION to Dismiss. Original Document filed in case 02 mdl 1484. Document filed by Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc., Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith Inc. (ps, ) Modified on 1/30/2004 (ps, ). (Entered: 01/30/2004) REPLY MEMORANDUM OF LAW in Support re: MOTION to Dismiss. OPPOSITION to Plaintiffs' Motions to Amend. Original Document filed in case 02 mdl 1484. Document filed by Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc., Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith Inc.. (ps, ) Modified on 1/30/2004 (ps, ). (Entered: 01/30/2004) 32 DECLARATION of Gregory Linkh in Support of lead plntf's Reply Brief in support of motions to Amend Complaint. Document filed by Steven Roth. (cd, ) (Entered: 02/10/2004) 33 REPLY MEMORANDUM OF LAW in Support re: [29] MOTION to Amend/Correct.. Document filed by Steven Roth. (cd, ) (Entered: 02/10/2004) 34 SUPPLEMENTAL MEMORANDUM OF LAW in Support re: MOTION to Dismiss. Document filed by Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc., Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith Inc. (yv, ) (Entered: 02/26/2004) 35 NOTICE of Change of Address by Jacqueline Sailer on behalf of Seth B. Marks, Steven Roth. New Address: Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP, 275 Madison Avenue, Suite 801, New York, NY, 10016, (212) 682-1818. Received in night deposit box on 4/23/04 at 6:53 p.m. (yv, ) Modified on 4/28/2004 (yv, ). (Entered: 04/28/2004) 36 NOTICE OF CASE REASSIGNMENT to Judge John F. Keenan. Judge Milton Pollack no longer assigned to the case. (gf, ) (Entered: 10/07/2004) Mailed notice to the attorney(s) of record. (gf, ) (Entered: 10/07/2004) 37 MOTION (FILED ON SERVICE DATE) for a limited lifting of the automatic stay of discovery in order to serve subpoenas, fld by plaintifs and the Class. . (cd, ) (Entered: 11/23/2004) 38 MEMORANDUM OF LAW in Support re: [37] MOTION (FILED ON SERVICE DATE) for a limited lifting of the automatic stay of discovery in order to serve subpoenas. (cd, ) (Entered: 11/23/2004)

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40 MOTION (FILED ON SERVICE DATE) pursuant to Section 21D(b)(3)(B) for a limited lifting of the automatic stay of discovery in the Aether Action, to allow the plaintiffs to serve the subpoenas on non-parties Aether Systems, Inc. and the former officers of Aether, David Oros and David Reymann, in order to preserve evidence and to prevent undue prejudice to the plaintiffs in the Aether Action. Schedule of documents to the subpoena duces tecum and proposed Order attached. Document filed by Bruce Li Causi, Seth B. Marks, Steven Roth. (yv, ) (Entered: 11/29/2004) 41 MEMORANDUM OF LAW in Support re: [40] MOTION (FILED ON SERVICE DATE) for a limited lifting of the automatic stay of discovery in the Aether Action, to allow the plaintiffs to serve the subpoenas on non-parties Aether Systems, Inc. and the former officers of Aether, David Oros and David Rey. Document filed by Bruce Li Causi, Seth B. Marks, Steven Roth. (yv, ) (Entered: 11/29/2004) 39 ORDER granting [37] Motion for for a limited lifting of the automatic stay of discovery. (Signed by Judge John F. Keenan on 11/23/04) (sac, ) (Entered: 11/29/2004) ORDER I direct the parties to file supplemetnal briefs addressing the impact of the Second Circuit's decision in Lentell on the resolution of their respective motinos. Briefs shall be submitted contemporaneoulsy by the close of business on 5/6/05. The parties shall provide my chambers with courtesy copies. (orig fld in 02 MDL 1484, doc #407) (Signed by Judge John F. Keenan on 3/24/05) (cd, ) (Entered: 04/01/2005) SUPPLEMENTAL MEMORANDUM OF LAW in Further Support of MOTION to Dismiss the Aether Complaint, and in further opposition to plaintiffs' motions for leave to amend. This document relates to 02cv3429, 02cv3042, 02cv6914, 02cv3050. Document filed by Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc., Merrill, Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated. Original document filed in case no. 02md1484, doc. #409.(kkc, ) (Entered: 05/10/2005) SUPPLEMENTAL BRIEF in support of motions to dismiss consolidated amended class action complaint. This document relates to 02cv3042, 02cv3050, 02cv3429, 02cv6914. Original document filed in case no. 02md1484, doc. #410. Document filed by Henry Blodget.(kkc, ) (Entered: 05/11/2005) PLAINTIFFS' SUPPLEMENTAL MEMORANDUM regarding the impact of Lentell v. Merrill Lynch & Co. and Dura Pharmaceuticals Inc. v. Bruodo. This document relates to 02cv3042, 02cv3050, 02cv3429, 02cv6914. Original document filed in case no. 02md1484, doc. #411. Document filed by Plaintiffs' Executive Committee.(kkc, ) (Entered: 05/11/2005) 42 SUPPLEMENTAL MEMORANDUM OF LAW regarding the impact of Lentell v. Merrill Lynch & Co. and Dura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Bruodo in these actions no. 02 cv 3042; 02 cv 3050; 02 cv 3429 and 02 cv 6914. Document filed by Frank J. Vonder Haar, Steven Roth, Ira Atlas, Bernd Toennesmann, Isak Karasik, John Whitten, Seth B. Marks, Jack A. Boehm, Richard H. Cholet, Scott Hartmann, Ed Maguire, Lou Wilhelm.(ae, ) (Entered: 05/11/2005) 43 DUPLICATE MINUTE ORDER PURSUANT TO MEMORANDUM FROM THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE U.S. COURTS, DATED JUNE 15TH, 1973....Case Closed administratively pursuant to Memorandum from the

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Administrative Office of the United States Courts dated June 15th, 1973.... (Signed by Judge Michael B. Mukasey on 5/31/06)(orig. entered in 76cv2125(RWS) as document # 363). (kco, ) (Entered: 06/02/2006)

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