On November 10, 2009, the Honorable Colleen McMahon of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York granted preliminary approval to the $400 million proposed settlement of the consolidated action, styled In re Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. Securities Litigation, No. 040CV-08144 (CM) (S.D.N.Y.).

Bernstein Liebhard LLP represents the co-lead plaintiff, the New Jersey Division of Investment, Department of Treasury. A copy of the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General’s press release announcing the settlement is available here.

A copy of the Stipulation and Agreement of Settlement is available here. A copy of Preliminary Approval Order is available here.

For more information, please visit www.MMCSecuritiesLitigation.com or contact U. Seth Ottensoser, Esq. or Felecia L. Stern, Esq. at (877) 779-1414.