Briefs:

Memorandum in Support of the Underwriter Defendants' Motion to Dismiss for Failure to Plead with Particularity (Brief 1) (Corrected), dated July 1, 2002

Memorandum in Support of the Underwriter Defendants' Motion to Dismiss for Failure to Plead Reliance, Loss Causation or Scienter (Brief 2) (Corrected), dated July 1, 2002

Memorandum in Support of the Underwriter Defendants' Motion to Dismiss Undisclosed Compensation Claims (Brief 3) (Corrected), dated July 1, 2002

Memorandum in Support of the Underwriter Defendants' Motion to Dismiss Market Manipulation and Other Claims Based on Tie-In Allegations (Brief 4) (Corrected), dated July 1, 2002

Memorandum in Support of the Underwriter Defendants' Motions to Dismiss All Analyst Claims (Brief 5) (Corrected), dated July 1, 2002

Memorandum in Support of the Underwriter Defendants' Motion to Dismiss All Section 11 Claims (Brief 6) (Corrected), dated July 1, 2002

Memorandum of Law in Support of Issuer Defendants' Motion to Dismiss the Consolidated Amended Complaints, dated July 15, 2002

Errata to Memorandum of Law in Support of Issuer Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss the Consolidated Amended Complaints, dated July 22, 2002

Plaintiffs' Opposition to the Underwriter Defendants' Motion to Dismiss for Failure to Plead Fraud with Particularity and Failure to Plead Scienter, Loss Causation or Reliance (Opposition to Briefs 1 and 2) (Corrected), dated August 21, 2002

Plaintiffs' Opposition to the Underwriter Defendants' Motion to Dismiss All Market Manipulation, Tie-In, Undisclosed Compensation and Analyst Claims (Opposition to Briefs 3, 4 and 5) (Corrected), dated August 21, 2002

Plaintiffs' Opposition to the Underwriter Defendants' Motion to Dismiss Plaintiffs' Section 11 Claims (Opposition to Brief 6) (Corrected), dated August 21, 2002

Plaintiffs' Memorandum of Law in Opposition to the Issuer Defendants' Motion to Dismiss the Consolidated Amended Complaints, dated August 27, 2002

Reply Memorandum of Law in Further Support of the Underwriter Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss for Failure to Plead Fraud with Particularity (Reply Brief 1), dated September 13, 2002

Reply Memorandum of Law in Further Support of the Underwriter Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss for Failure to Plead Reliance, Loss Causation or Scienter (Reply Brief 2)

Reply Memorandum in Further Support of the Underwriter Defendants' Motion to Dismiss Undisclosed Compensation Claims (Reply Brief 3), dated September 13, 2002

Reply Memorandum in Further Support of the Underwriter Defendants' Motion to Dismiss Market Manipulation and Other Claims Based on Tie-In Allegations (Reply Brief 4), dated September 13, 2002

Reply Memorandum of Law in Further Support of the Underwriter Defendants' Motion to Dismiss All Analyst Claims (Reply Brief 5), dated September 13, 2002

Reply Memorandum of Law in Further Support of the Underwriter Defendants' Motion to Dismiss All Section 11 Claims (Reply Brief 6), dated September 13, 2002

Reply Memorandum of Law in Support of Issuer Defendants' Motion to Dismiss the Consolidated Amended Complaints, dated September 27, 2002

Notice of Omnibus Motion for Class Certification, dated September 2, 2003

Plaintiffs' Memorandum of Law in Support of Omnibus Motion for Class Certification, dated September 2, 2003

Appendix 1 in Support of Omnibus Motion for Class Certification, dated September 2, 2003

Appendix 2 in Support of Omnibus Motion for Class Certification, dated September 2, 2003

Notice of Omnibus Motion for Intervention and Memorandum of Law in Support of Omnibus Motion for Intervention, dated September 2, 2003

Appendix 1 in Support of Omnibus Motion for Intervention, dated September 2, 2003

Brief for Defendant-Appellant Underwriters Seeking Reversal of Class Certification Pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(f), dated October 3, 2005

Brief for the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America as Amicus Curiae Supporting Defendants-Appellants and Supporting Reversal of Class Certification Pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(f), dated October 13, 2005

Appellees' Brief in Miles v. Merrill Lynch (05-3349-cv), dated December 19, 2005

Petition For Rehearing And Rehearing En Banc (Miles v. Merrill Lynch), dated January 5, 2007

Brief For Defendant-Appellant Underwriters In Response To Plaintiffs-Appellees’ Petition For Rehearing (Miles v. Merrill Lynch), dated February 7, 2007

Notice of Plaintiffs' Motion for Class Certification in Six Focus Cases, dated September 27, 2007

Memorandum of Law in Support of Plaintiffs' Motion for Class Certification in Six Focus Cases, dated September 27, 2007

Issuer Defendants’ Notice of Motion and Motion to Dismiss the Second Consolidated Amended Complaints, dated November 13, 2007

Memorandum of Law in Support of the Issuer Defendants' Motion to Dismiss the Second Consolidated Amended Complaints, dated November 13, 2007

Notice of Underwriter Defendants' Motion to Dismiss, dated November 14, 2007

Memorandum in Support of the Underwriter Defendants' Motion to Dismiss, dated November 14, 2007

Plaintiffs’ Memorandum of Law in Opposition to the Issuer and Underwriter Defendants’ Motions to Dismiss, dated December 21, 2007

The Issuer Defendants’ Memorandum of Law in Opposition to Plaintiffs’ Motion for Class Certification in Six Focus Cases, dated December 21, 2007

The Underwriter Defendants’ Memorandum of Law in Opposition to Plaintiffs’ Motion for Class Certification in Six Focus Cases, dated December 21, 2007

Reply Memorandum of Law in Support of Plaintiffs’ Motion for Class Certification in Six Focus Cases, dated March 28, 2008



Court Decisions:

Judge's Decision on Motions to Dismiss, dated February 19, 2003

Judge's Decision on Class Certification, dated October 13, 2004

Decision of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals Vacating and Remanding Class Certification Order, dated December 5, 2006

Decision of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals on Petition for Rehearing of December 5, 2006 Decision Reversing District Court’s Grant of Motion for Class Certification, dated April 6, 2007

Stipulation And Order Terminating Proposed Partial Settlement, dated June 22, 2007

Opinion and Order re: Motion to Dismiss, dated March 26, 2008



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The previously noticed Issuer Settlement has been withdrawn.