Feb. 2010 Trial Date Set in Merrill Consolidated Suits

Law360, New York (October 28, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has targeted mid-February 2009 as the deadline for resolving all motions to dismiss filed by Merrill Lynch & Co. in the consolidated securities, derivative and ERISA actions pending against the investment bank for allegedly misrepresenting and failing to disclose facts about its subprime mortgage debt exposure.

At a conference held Oct. 23 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, Judge Jed S. Rakoff said the court would resolve all motions to dismiss in all three actions no later...
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