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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA

CIVIL MINUTES - GENERAL

Case No. CV 10-9292 PA (AGRx)
Title

Jonah Ansell v. Daniel S. Laikin, et al.

Date April 27, 2011

Present: The
Honorable

PERCY ANDERSON, UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

Paul Songco
Deputy Clerk
Attorneys Present for Plaintiffs:

Proceedings:

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IN CHAMBERS - ORDER

Not Reported
Court Reporter

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Attorneys Present for Defendants:

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On March 7, 2011, this Court selected the Ansell Group as the presumptive lead plaintiff in this

securities class action pursuant to 15 U.S.C. §§ 78u-4(a)(3)(B)(i), 78u-4(a)(3)(B)(iii)(I)(bb). Any
members of the purported plaintiff class who wished to challenge the Ansell Group’s appointment as
lead plaintiff were given until March 21, 2011 to file an opposition. That date has passed and no
opposition has been filed. Accordingly, the court appoints the Ansell Group as the lead plaintiff in this
action.

The Ansell Group has selected as Co-Lead Counsel the Rosen Law Firm, P.A. and Rigrodsky &
Long, P.A. Although the Rosen Law Firm, P.A. filed the original Complaint in this action, it is unclear
how or why Rigrodsky and Long, P.A. came to be involved in this action. The Ansell Group has not
given any explanation as to why this case requires the services of two law firms, how the law firms will
resolve any disputes that may arise between them, or if the arrangement will create a duplication of
effort and added expense. See 15 U.S.C. § 78u-4(a)(3)(B)(v) (“The most adequate plaintiff shall,
subject to the approval of the court, select and retain counsel to represent the class.”) (emphasis added).

To resolve the Lead Counsel approval issue, the Court orders the Ansell Group to either select a
single law firm to act as Lead Counsel or to show cause why the appointment of Co-Lead Counsel will
not result in disputes between the law firms, will not create a duplication of effort and added expense,
and is otherwise necessary and beneficial to the class. The response to the order to show cause, which
shall not exceed ten (10) pages, shall be filed not later than May 11, 2011.

IT IS SO ORDERED.

CV-90 (06/04)

CIVIL MINUTES - GENERAL

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