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Case Status:    SETTLED
On or around 07/19/2004 (Date of order of final judgment)

Filing Date: August 20, 2003

On July 19, 2004, the Court entered the Order and Final Judgment by U.S. District Judge T. S. Ellis III dismissing the complaint with prejudice. The Court awarded Plaintiff’s counsel 23.53% of the gross settlement fund as and for their fees, and $153,297.24 in reimbursement of expenses. The case is closed.

According to a press release dated April 28, 2004, a settlement for $1,700,000 has been proposed. A hearing will be held on July 16, 2004 to determine whether the proposed settlement should be approved by the Court as fair, reasonable, and adequate, and to consider the application of Plaintiffs' Counsel for attorneys' fees and reimbursement of expenses.

The original Complaint alleges that defendants violated Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and Rule 10b-5 promulgated thereunder, by issuing a series of material misrepresentations to the market between October 30, 2002 and August 13, 2003. On August 14, 2003, before the market opened, defendants shocked the public when they issued a press release and concurrently filed a Form
8-K with the SEC announcing that BearingPoint's financial results would
be restated for the first three quarters of fiscal 2003 due to
acquisition and accounting relating adjustments. The market's reaction
to the announcement was swift and drastic. On August 14, 2003, the
price per share of BearingPoint common stock fell $2.41 or 23 percent
from its previous day's trading to close at $7.90, on unusually heavy
trading volume.

COMPANY INFORMATION:

Sector: Services
Industry: Business Services
Headquarters: United States

SECURITIES INFORMATION:

Ticker Symbol: BE
Company Market: New York SE
Market Status: Public (Listed)

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COURT: E.D. Virginia
DOCKET #: 03-CV-1062
JUDGE: Hon. T. S. Ellis III
DATE FILED: 08/20/2003
CLASS PERIOD START: 10/30/2002
CLASS PERIOD END: 08/13/2003
PLAINTIFF FIRMS NAMED IN COMPLAINT:
  1. Berger & Montague PC
    1622 Locust Street, Berger & Montague PC, PA 19103
    800.424.6690 215.875.4604 · investorprotect@bm.net
  2. Bernstein Liebhard & Lifshitz, LLP (New York)
    10 E. 40th Street, 22nd Floor, Bernstein Liebhard & Lifshitz, LLP (New York), NY 10016
    800.217.1522 · info@bernlieb.com
  3. Brian Felgoise
    230 South Broad Street, Suite 404 , Brian Felgoise, PA 19102
    215.735.6810 215/735.5185. ·
  4. Cauley Geller Bowman Coates & Rudman, LLP (New York)
    200 Broadhollow, Suite 406, Cauley Geller Bowman Coates & Rudman, LLP (New York), NY 11747
    631.367.7100 631.367.1173 ·
  5. Cauley Geller, Bowman Coates & Rudman, LLP (Boca Raton, FL)
    One Boca Place. 2255 Glades Road, Suite 421A, Cauley Geller, Bowman Coates & Rudman, LLP (Boca Raton, FL), FL 33431
    561.750.3000 561.750.3364 ·
  6. Cohen, Milstein, Hausfeld & Toll, P.L.L.C. (Washington, DC)
    1100 New York Avenue, N.W., Suite 500, West Tower, Cohen, Milstein, Hausfeld & Toll, P.L.L.C. (Washington, DC), DC 20005
    202.408.4600 202.408.4699 · lawinfo@cmht.com
  7. Law Offices of Charles J. Piven, P.A.
    World Trade Center-Baltimore,401 East Pratt Suite 2525, Law Offices of Charles J. Piven, P.A., MD 21202
    410.332.0030 · pivenlaw@erols.com
  8. Law Offices of Marc S. Henzel (Lawrence)
    335 Central Avenue, Law Offices of Marc S. Henzel (Lawrence), NY 11559
    516.374.0707 516.295.3473 · securitiesfraud@comcast.net
  9. Milberg Weiss Bershad Hynes & Lerach LLP (New York, NY)
    One Pennsylvania Plaza, Milberg Weiss Bershad Hynes & Lerach LLP (New York, NY), NY 10119-1065
    212.594.5300 ·
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COURT: E.D. Virginia
DOCKET #: 03-CV-1062
JUDGE: Hon. T. S. Ellis III
DATE FILED: 01/06/2004
CLASS PERIOD START: 10/30/2002
CLASS PERIOD END: 08/13/2003
PLAINTIFF FIRMS NAMED IN COMPLAINT:
  1. Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP (New York)
    270 Madison Avenue, Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP (New York), NY 10016
    212.545.4600 212.686.0114 · newyork@whafh.com
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