IN RE BROCADE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS, INC. DERIVATIVE LITIGATION

Filing 284

ORDER Amending Second Amended Complaint by Dismissing Two Causes of Action as to Defendants Neal Dempsey and Seth D. Neiman re 282 Stipulation filed by Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.. Signed by Judge Charles R. Breyer on 10/01/08. (be, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 10/2/2008)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 DEWEY & LEBOEUF LLP Barbara A. Caulfield (SBN 108999) (bcaulfield@dl.com) Peter E. Root (SBN 142348) (proot@dl.com) 1950 University Avenue, Suite 500 East Palo Alto, CA 94303 Telephone: (650) 845-7000 Facsimile: (650) 845-7333 DEWEY & LEBOEUF LLP 1101 New York Avenue NW, Suite 1100 Washington, DC 20005 Telephone: (202) 346-8000 Facsimile: (202) 845-8102 DEWEY & LEBOEUF LLP 1301 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10019 Telephone: (212) 259-8000 Facsimile: (212) 259-6333 Attorneys for Plaintiff BROCADE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS, INC. UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO DIVISION IN RE BROCADE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS, INC. DERIVATIVE LITIGATION This Document Relates to: ALL ACTIONS Case No. C 05-02233 CRB STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER AMENDING SECOND AMENDED COMPLAINT BY DISMISSING TWO CAUSES OF ACTION AS TO DEFENDANTS NEAL DEMPSEY AND SETH D. NEIMAN STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER AMENDING SECOND AMENDED COMPLAINT BY DISMISSING TWO CAUSES OF ACTION AGAINST DEMPSEY AND NEIMAN US1DOCS 6807942v1 No. C 05-02233 CRB 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 WHEREAS, on August 1, 2008, Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. ("Brocade" or the "Company"), by and through the Special Litigation Committee of Brocade's Board of Directors (the "SLC"), filed a Second Amended Complaint in this action (Dkt. No. 220); and WHEREAS the Second Amended Complaint asserts against defendants Neal Dempsey and Seth D. Neiman (and other defendants) causes of action for, inter alia, "Breach of the Fiduciary Duty of Loyalty Self Dealing" (the "Sixth Cause of Action") and "Unjust Enrichment" (the "Eleventh Cause of Action"); and WHEREAS the SLC has decided not to pursue the Sixth Cause of Action and the Eleventh Cause of Action against defendants Dempsey and Neiman; and WHEREAS Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 15(a)(2) permits a party to amend an amended pleading "only with the opposing party's written consent or the court's leave"; NOW, THEREFORE, the parties to this Stipulation agree as follows: Pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 15(a)(2), the Sixth Cause of Action and Eleventh Cause of Action shall be and are dismissed without prejudice solely as to defendants Neal Dempsey and Seth D. Neiman. 1 US1DOCS 6807942v1 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER AMENDING SECOND AMENDED COMPLAINT BY DISMISSING TWO CAUSES OF ACTION AGAINST DEMPSEY AND NEIMAN No. C 05-02233 CRB 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2 US1DOCS 6807942v1 Dated: September 26, 2008 DEWEY & LEBOEUF LLP /s/ Peter E. Root Peter E. Root Attorneys for Plaintiff Brocade Communication Systems, Inc. K&L GATES LLP /s/ Jeffrey L. Bornstein Richard M. Phillips Jeffrey L. Bornstein Ramiz I. Rafeedie Attorneys for Defendant Neal Dempsey WILMER CUTLER PICKERING HALE AND DORR LLP /s/ Jonathan A. Shapiro Michael A. Mugmon Jonathan A. Shapiro Jeffrey B. Rudman Attorneys for Defendant Seth D. Neiman STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER AMENDING SECOND AMENDED COMPLAINT BY DISMISSING TWO CAUSES OF ACTION AGAINST DEMPSEY AND NEIMAN No. C 05-02233 CRB 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 ATTESTATION PURSUANT TO GENERAL ORDER 45 I, Peter E. Root, attest that concurrence in the filing of this document has been obtained from the other signatories. I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the United States of America that the foregoing is true and correct. Executed this 26th day of September 2008 at East Palo Alto, California. Dated: September 26, 2008 DEWEY & LEBOEUF LLP _/s/ Peter E. Root______________ Peter E. Root 1950 University Avenue, Suite 500 East Palo Alto, CA 94303 Tel.: (650) 845-7000 Fax: (650) 845-7333 Attorneys for Plaintiff BROCADE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS, INC. 3 US1DOCS 6807942v1 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER AMENDING SECOND AMENDED COMPLAINT BY DISMISSING TWO CAUSES OF ACTION AGAINST DEMPSEY AND NEIMAN No. C 05-02233 CRB 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 [PROPOSED] ORDER Upon Stipulation of the Parties and good cause appearing therefor, IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: October 1, 2008 UNIT ED E TC ____________________________________ AT THE T HONORABLE CHARLES R. BREYER UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE S DISTRIC RT U O S ER N F D IS T IC T O R 4 US1DOCS 6807942v1 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER AMENDING SECOND AMENDED COMPLAINT BY DISMISSING TWO CAUSES OF ACTION AGAINST DEMPSEY AND NEIMAN A C LI No. C 05-02233 CRB FO harle Judge C s R. Bre yer R NIA I ORD T IS SO ERED NO RT H

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