Case Details

CourtSouthern District of Florida
Docket number9:11-cv-81300
Date case filed2011-11-28
Date case closed2012-02-24
Date of latest filing
Assigned toJudge Kenneth A. Marra
Case cause28:1441 - Petition for Removal: SEC Act
Nature of suit850 Securities/Commodities
Jury demandNone
Demand
JurisdictionFederal Question

Case Parties

Party: City of Roseville Employees Retirement System
Party type: Plaintiff
individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated
Attorney name: Dana Elizabeth Foster
Attorney Contact:
Ackerman Link & Sartory
222 Lakeview Avenue
Suite 1250
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
561-838-4100
Fax: 838-5305
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: David Paul Ackerman
Attorney Contact:
Ackerman Link & Sartory
222 Lakeview Avenue
Suite 1250
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
561-838-4100
Fax: 838-5305
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: James J. Sabella
Attorney Contact:
Grant & Eisenhofer, P.A.
485 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017
646-722-8500
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Reena S. Liebling
Attorney Contact:
Grant & Eisenhofer, P.A.
485 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017
646-722-8500
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Scott Jeffrey Link
Attorney Contact:
Ackerman Link & Sartory
222 Lakeview Avenue
Suite 1250
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
561-838-4100
Fax: 838-5305
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Imperial Holdings, Inc.
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Jeff G. Hammel
Attorney Contact:
Latham & Watkins
885 3rd Avenue
Suite 1000
New York, NY 10022
212-906-1260
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Jeffrey L. Cox
Attorney Contact:
Sallah & Cox LLC
One Boca Place
2255 Glades Road
Suite 300E
Boca Raton, FL 33431
561-989-9080
Fax: 561-989-9020
Email: [email protected]cox.com
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Antony Mitchell
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Jeff G. Hammel
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Jeffrey L. Cox
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Richard O'Connell, Jr.
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Jeff G. Hammel
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Jeffrey L. Cox
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Jerome A. Parsley
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Jeffrey L. Cox
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Jonathan Neuman
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Jeff G. Hammel
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Jeffrey L. Cox
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: David A. Buzen
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Jeff G. Hammel
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Jeffrey L. Cox
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: JMP Securities LLC
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Gary Steven Betensky
Attorney Contact:
Richman Greer, P.A.
250 Australian Avenue, South
Suite 1504
West Palm Beach, FL 33401-5016
561-803-3500
Fax: 820-1608
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Holly M. Conley
Attorney Contact:
Williams & Connolly
725 12th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005-3901
202-434-5000
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: John G. White , III
Attorney Contact:
Richman Greer Weil Brumbaugh Mirabito & Christensen
250 Australian Avenue, South
Suite 1504
West Palm Beach, FL 33401-5016
561-803-3500
Fax: 820-1608
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Margaret A. Keeley
Attorney Contact:
Williams & Connolly, LLP
725 Twelfth Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20005
202-434-5000
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Steven M. Farina
Attorney Contact:
Williams & Connolly, LLP
725 Twelfth Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20005
202-434-5000
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Wunderlich Securities, Inc.
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Gary Steven Betensky
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Holly M. Conley
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: John G. White , III
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Margaret A. Keeley
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Steven M. Farina
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: FBR Capital Markets & Co.
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Gary Steven Betensky
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Holly M. Conley
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: John G. White , III
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Margaret A. Keeley
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Steven M. Farina
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Case Docket

Docket
Item
Date FiledDocument
Available
Short
Description
Long Description
12011-11-28 NOTICE OF REMOVAL Filing fee $ 350.00 receipt number 113C-4261711, filed by Jonathan Neuman, Antony Mitchell, David A. Buzen, Imperial Holdings, Inc., Richard O'Connell, Jr., Jerome A. Parsley. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Exhibit A)(Cox, Jeffrey) (Entered: 11/28/2011)
22011-11-28 Judge Assignment to Senior Judge Kenneth L. Ryskamp (jc) (Entered: 11/28/2011)
32011-11-28 NOTICE by Imperial Holdings, Inc. DISCLOSURE PURSUANT TO FED. R. CIV. P. 7.1 (Cox, Jeffrey) (Entered: 11/28/2011)
42011-11-28 NOTICE by FBR Capital Markets & Co., JMP Securities LLC, Wunderlich Securities, Inc. of Similar Action (Betensky, Gary) (Entered: 11/28/2011)
52011-11-28 Notice of Pendency of Other Action by David A. Buzen, Imperial Holdings, Inc., Antony Mitchell, Jonathan Neuman, Richard O'Connell, Jr., Jerome A. Parsley (Cox, Jeffrey) (Entered: 11/28/2011)
62011-11-28 CERTIFICATE of Interested Party by FBR Capital Markets & Co. (Betensky, Gary) (Entered: 11/28/2011)
72011-11-28 CERTIFICATE of Interested Party by JMP Securities LLC (Betensky, Gary) (Entered: 11/28/2011)
82011-11-28 CERTIFICATE of Interested Party by Wunderlich Securities, Inc. (Betensky, Gary) (Entered: 11/28/2011)
92011-12-01 ORDER of Pretrial Procedures. Signed by Senior Judge Kenneth L. Ryskamp on 12/1/2011. (asl) (Entered: 12/01/2011)
102011-12-01 Agreed MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer RE: Complaints re 1 Notice of Removal, by David A. Buzen, Imperial Holdings, Inc., Antony Mitchell, Jonathan Neuman, Richard O'Connell, Jr., Jerome A. Parsley. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Cox, Jeffrey) (Entered: 12/01/2011)
112011-12-05 NOTICE by FBR Capital Markets & Co., JMP Securities LLC, Wunderlich Securities, Inc. of Similar Action (Betensky, Gary) (Entered: 12/05/2011)
122011-12-06 ORDER OF TRANSFER to Judge Kenneth A. Marra for all further proceedings, accepted and signed on 12/5/11. Senior Judge Kenneth L. Ryskamp no longer assigned to case. Signed by Senior Judge Kenneth L. Ryskamp on 12/5/2011. (asl) (Entered: 12/06/2011)
132011-12-06 MOTION for Limited Appearance, Consent to Designation and Request to Electronically Receive Notices of Electronic Filings for James J. Sabella. Filing Fee $ 75.00. Receipt # 1256. (ksa) (Entered: 12/07/2011)
142011-12-06 MOTION for Limited Appearance, Consent to Designation and Request to Electronically Receive Notices of Electronic Filings for Reena S. Liebling. Filing Fee $ 75.00. Receipt # 1255. (ksa) (Entered: 12/07/2011)
152011-12-07 ENDORSED ORDER granting James J. Sabella 13 Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice, Consent to Designation, and Request to Electronically Receive Notices of Electronic Filing ; granting Reena S. Liebling 14 Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice, Consent to Designation, and Request to Electronically Receive Notices of Electronic Filing. Signed by Judge Kenneth A. Marra on 12/7/2011. (ir) (Entered: 12/07/2011)
162011-12-08 Corporate Disclosure Statement by City of Roseville Employees Retirement System (Foster, Dana) (Entered: 12/08/2011)
172011-12-08 Plaintiff's MOTION to Remand to State Court and Incorporated Memorandum of Law by City of Roseville Employees Retirement System. (Foster, Dana) (Entered: 12/08/2011)
182011-12-12 MOTION to Appear Pro Hac Vice, Consent to Designation, and Request to Electronically Receive Notices of Electronic Filing for Jeff Hammel. Filing Fee $ 75. Receipt # 1273. (cw) (Entered: 12/14/2011)
192011-12-15 ENDORSED ORDER granting Jeff Hammel 18 Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice, Consent to Designation, and Request to Electronically Receive Notices of Electronic Filing. Signed by Judge Kenneth A. Marra on 12/15/2011. (ir) (Entered: 12/15/2011)
202011-12-15 RESPONSE in Opposition re 17 Plaintiff's MOTION to Remand to State Court and Incorporated Memorandum of Law filed by David A. Buzen, Imperial Holdings, Inc., Antony Mitchell, Jonathan Neuman, Richard O'Connell, Jr., Jerome A. Parsley. (Cox, Jeffrey) (Entered: 12/15/2011)
212011-12-20 Unopposed MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply as to 17 Plaintiff's MOTION to Remand to State Court and Incorporated Memorandum of Law, 20 Response in Opposition to Motion, by City of Roseville Employees Retirement System. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Foster, Dana) (Entered: 12/20/2011)
222011-12-20 ENDORSED ORDER granting 21 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply re 17 Plaintiff's MOTION to Remand to State Court and Incorporated Memorandum of Law. Replies due by 12/27/2011. Signed by Judge Kenneth A. Marra on 12/20/2011. (ir) (Entered: 12/20/2011)
232011-12-27 RESPONSE in Support re 17 Plaintiff's MOTION to Remand to State Court and Incorporated Memorandum of Law filed by City of Roseville Employees Retirement System. (Foster, Dana) (Entered: 12/27/2011)
242012-01-12 Civil Complaint Cover Sheet by United States Attorney (Betensky, Gary) (Entered: 01/12/2012)
252012-01-12 Civil Complaint Cover Sheet by United States Attorney (Betensky, Gary) (Entered: 01/12/2012)
262012-01-12 Civil Complaint Cover Sheet by United States Attorney (Betensky, Gary) (Entered: 01/12/2012)
272012-01-13 ORDER granting 10 Agreed MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer RE: Complaints re 1 Notice of Removal, filed by Jerome A. Parsley, Antony Mitchell, David A. Buzen, Richard O'Connell, Jr., Imperial Holdings, Inc., Jonathan Neuman. Signed by Judge Kenneth A. Marra on 1/12/2012. (ir) (Entered: 01/13/2012)
282012-01-25 ORDER requiring parties file submissions within 10 days of entry of this Order. Signed by Judge Kenneth A. Marra on 1/25/2012. (ir) (Entered: 01/25/2012)
292012-01-25 MOTION for Margaret A. Keeley to Appear Pro Hac Vice, Consent to Designation, and Request to Electronically Receive Notices of Electronic Filing. Filing Fee $ 75.00. Receipt # 91353. (ksa) (Entered: 01/25/2012)
302012-01-25 MOTION for Holly M. Conley to Appear Pro Hac Vice, Consent to Designation, and Request to Electronically Receive Notices of Electronic Filing. Filing Fee $ 75.00. Receipt # 91352. (ksa) (Entered: 01/25/2012)
312012-01-25 MOTION for Steven M. Farina to Appear Pro Hac Vice, Consent to Designation, and Request to Electronically Receive Notices of Electronic Filing. Filing Fee $ 75.00. Receipt # 91357. (ksa) (Entered: 01/25/2012)
322012-01-26 ENDORSED ORDER granting Margaret A. Keeley 29 Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice, Consent to Designation, and Request to Electronically Receive Notices of Electronic Filing ; granting Holly M. Conley 30 Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice, Consent to Designation, and Request to Electronically Receive Notices of Electronic Filing ; granting Steven M. Farina 31 Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice, Consent to Designation, and Request to Electronically Receive Notices of Electronic Filing. Signed by Judge Kenneth A. Marra on 1/26/2012. (ir) (Entered: 01/26/2012)
332012-02-02 RESPONSE/REPLY to 28 Order by Robert Aberman. (Vianale, Julie) (Entered: 02/02/2012)
342012-02-03 RESPONSE/REPLY to 28 Order by City of Roseville Employees Retirement System. (Foster, Dana) (Entered: 02/03/2012)
352012-02-03 RESPONSE/REPLY to 28 Order Regarding Sequency by FBR Capital Markets & Co., JMP Securities LLC, Wunderlich Securities, Inc.. (Betensky, Gary) (Entered: 02/03/2012)
362012-02-03 MOTION to Consolidate Cases with Incorporated Memorandum of Law by David A. Buzen, Imperial Holdings, Inc., Antony Mitchell, Jonathan Neuman, Richard O'Connell, Jr., Jerome A. Parsley. Responses due by 2/21/2012 (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Cox, Jeffrey) (Entered: 02/03/2012)
372012-02-03 RESPONSE/REPLY to 28 Order by David A. Buzen, Imperial Holdings, Inc., Antony Mitchell, Jonathan Neuman, Richard O'Connell, Jr., Jerome A. Parsley. (Cox, Jeffrey) (Entered: 02/03/2012)
382012-02-03 RESPONSE/REPLY to 28 Order by Richard Sauer, Frances Sauer, Stephen Sauer, Tamara Sauer. (Hooker, Lester) (Entered: 02/03/2012)
392012-02-06 Clerks Notice to Filer re 35 Response/Reply (Other). Document not filed in Text Searchable Format; ERROR - The document was not filed in Text Searchable Format. All future filings must be submitted in Text Searchable format as instructed in the CM/ECF Administrative Procedures. (tp) (Entered: 02/06/2012)
402012-02-07 Unopposed MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply as to 36 MOTION to Consolidate Cases with Incorporated Memorandum of Law by City of Roseville Employees Retirement System. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Foster, Dana) (Entered: 02/07/2012)
412012-02-08 ORDER granting 40 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply to Motion to Consolidate. Signed by Judge Kenneth A. Marra on 2/8/2012. (ir) (Entered: 02/08/2012)
422012-02-17 RESPONSE in Opposition re 36 MOTION to Consolidate Cases with Incorporated Memorandum of Law filed by Frances Sauer, Richard Sauer, Stephen Sauer, Tamara Sauer. (White, Joseph) (Entered: 02/17/2012)
432012-02-24 ORDER; granting 36 Motion to Consolidate Cases. The cases are consolidated. All pleadings and motions hereafter shall bear the name Martin Fuller v. Imperial Holdings et al. and case number 11-81184-CIV-MARRA. The Clerk shall close case no. 11-81300-CIV. Signed by Judge Kenneth A. Marra on 2/24/2012. (asl) Modified text on 2/24/2012 (asl). (Entered: 02/24/2012)
442013-01-02 Unopposed MOTION to Hold Motions to Remand in Abeyance re 17 Plaintiff's MOTION to Remand to State Court and Incorporated Memorandum of Law by City of Roseville Employees Retirement System. (Robbins, Robert) (Entered: 01/02/2013)
452013-01-03 Clerks Notice to Filer re 44 Unopposed MOTION to Hold Motions to Remand in Abeyance re 17 Plaintiff's MOTION to Remand to State Court and Incorporated Memorandum of Law . Document Not Related to Case; CORRECTIVE ACTION REQUIRED - Filer must file a Notice of Striking, then refile the document in the appropriate case. See Order DE 43 (tp) (Entered: 01/03/2013)
462013-01-03 NOTICE of Striking 44 Unopposed MOTION to Hold Motions to Remand in Abeyance re 17 Plaintiff's MOTION to Remand to State Court and Incorporated Memorandum of Law filed by City of Roseville Employees Retirement System Notice of Striking Docket Entry No. 44 by City of Roseville Employees Retirement System (Robbins, Robert) (Entered: 01/03/2013)
472013-01-03 Unopposed MOTION to Hold Motions to Remand in Abeyance re 17 Plaintiff's MOTION to Remand to State Court and Incorporated Memorandum of Law by City of Roseville Employees Retirement System. (Robbins, Robert) (Entered: 01/03/2013)