Handshu Class Action Settlement – Comment Period Extended

U.S. District Judge Charles S. Haight, Jr. has extended the comment period on the proposed Settlement Agreement amending the Modified Handschu Guidelines to 11:59 pm on May 26, 2016.

He has also added a final in-court hearing date on June 1, 2016.

All class members who wish to comment in support or in opposition to the proposed Settlement may register to present comments in person on June 1, or may submit written comments without appearing, but must submit the comments or register to address the in-court hearing by 11:59pm on May 26, 2016.

Requests to speak or submission of comments may be done via email to [email protected], or by writing to the Clerk of the Court at the address:

Handschu Settlement
c/o Clerk’s Office
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
500 Pearl Street
New York, NY 10007

The June 1 additional fairness hearing session will be held at 10 am in the United States District Court, 500 Pearl Street, New York, NY  10007.

Read Judge Haight’s order extending the comment period and adding the additional June 1 fairness hearing session here

Read the Hearing Notice here

Read the text full of the proposed modified Handshu Guidelines here

The following documents contain additional information about the settlement:

Memo in Support of Motion

Notice of Motion




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