NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / September 13, 2020 / The Klein Law Firm announces that class action complaints have been filed on behalf of shareholders of the following companies. There is no cost to participate in the suit. If you suffered a loss, you have until the lead plaintiff deadline to request that the court appoint you as lead plaintiff.
Bayer Aktiengesellschaft (OTC PINK:BAYRY)
Lawsuit on behalf of all persons or entities that purchased or otherwise acquired Bayer American Depositary Receipts between May 23, 2016 and March 19, 2019.
Lead Plaintiff Deadline: September 14, 2020
According to the complaint, Bayer Aktiengesellschaft allegedly made materially false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: 1) following its acquisition of Monsanto Company, Bayer could be at risk of suffering billions of dollars in judgments and reputational damage if the lawsuits brought against Monsanto alleging that exposure to its glyphosate-based Roundup product caused cancer were successful, 2) a result, Defendants' positive statements about the prospects of the Monsanto acquisition and the benefits it would create for Bayer's business were materially false and/or misleading and/or lacked a reasonable basis.
Learn about your recoverable losses in BAYRY: http://www.kleinstocklaw.com/pslra-1/bayer-aktiengesellschaft-loss-submission-form?id=9228&from=1
American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP)
Class Period: November 2, 2016 - July 24, 2020
Lead Plaintiff Deadline: October 19, 2020
The complaint alleges that throughout the class period American Electric Power Company, Inc. made materially false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (1) the Company covertly participated in the "the largest public corruption case in Ohio history"; (2) the Company secretly funneled substantial funds to Ohio political organizations and politicians to bribe politicians to pass Ohio House Bill 6 ("HB6"), which benefited the Company and its coal-fired generation assets; (3) the Company partially funded a massive, misleading advertising campaign in support of HB6 and in opposition to a ballot initiative to repeal HB6 by passing substantial sums through a web of dark money entities and front companies in order to conceal the Company's involvement; (4) the Company aided in subverting a citizens' ballot initiative to repeal HB6; (5) as a result of the foregoing, defendants' statements regarding the Company's regulatory and legislative efforts were materially false and misleading; 6) as a result of the foregoing, the Company would face increased scrutiny; (7) the Company was subject to undisclosed risk of reputational, legal, and financial harm; (8) the bribery scheme would jeopardize the benefits the Company sought brought by HB6; (9) as opposed to the its repeated public statements regarding a move to clean energy, the Company sought a dirty energy bailout; (10) as opposed to the Company's repeated public statements regarding protection of its customers' interests, the Company sought an extra and state-mandated surcharge on its customers' bills; and (11) as a result of the foregoing, Defendants' statements about its business, operations, and prospects, were materially false and misleading and/or lacked a reasonable basis at all relevant times.
Learn about your recoverable losses in AEP: http://www.kleinstocklaw.com/pslra-1/american-electric-power-company-inc-loss-submission-form?id=9228&from=1
Qutoutiao Inc. (NASDAQ:QTT)
This lawsuit is on behalf of persons and entities that: a) purchased or otherwise acquired Qutoutiao American Depositary Shares pursuant and/ortraceable to the registration statement and prospectus issued in connection with the Company's September 2018 initial public offering; and/or b) purchased or otherwise acquired Qutoutiao securities between September 14, 2018 and July 15, 2020.
Lead Plaintiff Deadline: October 19, 2020
The complaint alleges Qutoutiao Inc. made materially false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (1) Qutoutiao replaced its advertising agent with a related party, thereby bypassing third-party oversight of the content and quality of the advertisements; (2) the Company placed advertisements on its mobile app for products whose claims could not be substantiated and thus were considered false advertisements under applicable regulations; (3) as a result, the Company would face increasing regulatory scrutiny and reputational harm; (4) as a result, the Company's advertising revenue was reasonably likely to decline; and (5) as a result of the foregoing, Defendants' positive statements about the Company's business, operations, and prospects, were materially misleading and/or lacked a reasonable basis.
Learn about your recoverable losses in QTT: http://www.kleinstocklaw.com/pslra-1/qutoutiao-inc-loss-submission-form-2?id=9228&from=1
Your ability to share in any recovery doesn't require that you serve as a lead plaintiff. If you suffered a loss during the class period and wish to obtain additional information, please contact J. Klein, Esq. by telephone at 212-616-4899 or visit the webpages provided.
J. Klein, Esq. represents investors and participates in securities litigations involving financial fraud throughout the nation. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes.
SOURCE: The Klein Law Firm
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