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Article - Coronavirus: EU countries to get help from Solidarity Fund

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 8:00pm

The proposal is part of a set of EU measures to mobilise all existing budget resources to help EU countries tackle the pandemic.

Key Points: 
  • The proposal is part of a set of EU measures to mobilise all existing budget resources to help EU countries tackle the pandemic.
  • The Commission proposes to broaden the Solidarity Funds scope to add major public health crises to the natural emergencies initially covered.
  • EU solidarity

    Created as a reaction to the severe floods in Central Europe in 2002, the EU Solidarity Funds main objective is to provide financial assistance to EU member states dealing with natural disasters.

  • Under the current rules, the fund can only support the recovery from disasters such as floods, forest fires, earthquakes, storms and droughts.

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: WeissLaw LLP Reminds LM, IOTS, ETFC, and QUMU Shareholders About Its Ongoing Investigations

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 6:41pm

WeissLaw LLP is investigating possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law by the board of directors of Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM) in connection with the proposed acquisition of the company by Franklin Resources, Inc.

Key Points: 
  • WeissLaw LLP is investigating possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law by the board of directors of Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM) in connection with the proposed acquisition of the company by Franklin Resources, Inc.
  • Under the terms of the acquisition agreement, LM shareholders will receive $50.00 per share in cash for each LM share that they own.
  • Under the terms of the acquisition agreement, IOTS shareholders will receive $12.55 per share in cash for each IOTS share that they own.
  • If you own QUMU shares and wish to discuss this investigation or your rights, please call us at one of the numbers listed above or visit our website: https://weisslawllp.com/qumu-corporation/

SHAREHOLDER INVESTIGATION: Are Shareholders Getting a Fair Deal? Halper Sadeh LLP Investigates the Sale of These Companies – NTGN, FSB, FSCT, QGEN

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 6:11pm

NEW YORK, March 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Halper Sadeh LLP, a global investor rights law firm, continues to investigate whether the following proposed mergers are fair to shareholders.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, March 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Halper Sadeh LLP, a global investor rights law firm, continues to investigate whether the following proposed mergers are fair to shareholders.
  • If you are a Neon shareholder and would like to learn more about your legal rights and options, please visit: https://halpersadeh.com/actions/neon-therapeutics-inc-ntgn-stock-merger-biontech/ .
  • If you are a Franklin Financial shareholder and would like to learn more about your legal rights and options, please visit: https://halpersadeh.com/actions/franklin-financial-network-inc-fsb-stock-merger-fb-financial/ .
  • Halper Sadeh LLP represents investors all over the world who have fallen victim to securities fraud and corporate misconduct.

IOTS, RESI, FSCT, and DLPH SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Reminds Investors of Investigations of Buyouts

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 3:37pm

Shareholders of Adesto will receive $12.55 in cash for each share of Adesto owned.

Key Points: 
  • Shareholders of Adesto will receive $12.55 in cash for each share of Adesto owned.
  • To learn more about this investigation and your rights, visit: https://www.rigrodskylong.com/cases-adesto-technologies-corporation .
  • Front Yard Residential Corporation (NYSE: RESI ) regarding possible breaches of fiduciary duties and other violations of law related to Front Yards agreement to be acquired by Amherst Residential, LLC.
  • Shareholders of Front Yard will receive $12.50 in cash for each share of Front Yard owned.

Deadline Reminder: The Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Reminds Investors of Looming Deadline in the Class Action Lawsuit Against Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (AOSL)

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 3:30pm

Law Offices of Howard G. Smith reminds investors of the upcoming May 18, 2020 deadline to file a lead plaintiff motion in the class action filed on behalf of investors who acquired Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (Alpha and Omega or the Company) (NASDAQ: AOSL ) securities between August 7, 2019 and February 5, 2020, inclusive (the Class Period).

Key Points: 
  • Law Offices of Howard G. Smith reminds investors of the upcoming May 18, 2020 deadline to file a lead plaintiff motion in the class action filed on behalf of investors who acquired Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (Alpha and Omega or the Company) (NASDAQ: AOSL ) securities between August 7, 2019 and February 5, 2020, inclusive (the Class Period).
  • Investors suffering losses on their Alpha and Omega investments are encouraged to contact the Law Offices of Howard G. Smith to discuss their legal rights in this class action at 888-638-4847 or by email to howardsmith@howardsmithlaw.com .
  • On February 5, 2020, post-market, Alpha and Omega issued a press release announcing its financial results for the second fiscal quarter of 2020.
  • Moreover, [i]n connection with this investigation, [the Department of Commerce] has requested the Company to suspend shipments of its products to Huawei.

Levi Strauss & Co. Changes its Annual Shareholders Meeting to a Virtual Format

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 2:00pm

As previously announced, the annual meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at 10:30 a.m., Pacific Time.

Key Points: 
  • As previously announced, the annual meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at 10:30 a.m., Pacific Time.
  • Shareholders will not be able to attend the annual meeting in person.
  • At the time of the meeting, go to www.meetingcenter.io/262608743 and enter your control number and the meeting password, LEVI2020.
  • Whether or not you plan to attend the annual meeting, we urge you to vote and submit your proxy in advance of the meeting by one of the methods described in the proxy materials for the annual meeting.

YANGAROO and the Recording Academy® Renew Multi-Year Agreement

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 12:00pm

"Having worked with YANGAROO for many years now, we are thrilled to extend the partnership, said Rick Engdahl, Chief Information Officer of the Recording Academy.

Key Points: 
  • "Having worked with YANGAROO for many years now, we are thrilled to extend the partnership, said Rick Engdahl, Chief Information Officer of the Recording Academy.
  • This marks another long-term commitment between the Recording Academy and YANGAROO, said Gary Moss, President & CEO of YANGAROO Inc.. Their confidence in our services speaks volumes, and we are very pleased to continue this partnership for years to come.
  • The Recording Academy represents the voices of performers, songwriters, producers, engineers, and all music professionals.
  • For breaking news and exclusive content, follow @RecordingAcad on Twitter, "like" Recording Academy on Facebook, and join the Recording Academy's social communities on Instagram, YouTube, and LinkedIn.

PHARMACIELO DEADLINE ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses Exceeding $50,000 In PharmaCielo Ltd. To Contact The Firm

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 3:59am

If you invested in PharmaCielo stock or options between June 21, 2019 and March 2, 2020 and would like to discuss your legal rights, click here: www.faruqilaw.com/PCLOF .

Key Points: 
  • If you invested in PharmaCielo stock or options between June 21, 2019 and March 2, 2020 and would like to discuss your legal rights, click here: www.faruqilaw.com/PCLOF .
  • 20-cv-02182 was filed on March 6, 2020, and has been assigned to Judge Philip S. Gutierrez.
  • Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP also encourages anyone with information regarding PharmaCielos conduct to contact the firm, including whistleblowers, former employees, shareholders and others.
  • The law firm responsible for this advertisement is Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP ( www.faruqilaw.com ).

Refinery workers overwhelmingly endorse independent mediators' recommendations

Monday, March 23, 2020 - 11:25pm

The union has now accepted the recommendations.

Key Points: 
  • The union has now accepted the recommendations.
  • Ready and Rogers tabled eight recommendations on March 19, 2020 that included sweeping changes to the refinery workers' pension plan, which FCL said were needed.
  • "Refinery workers didn't endorse the mediators' recommendations because they gave us everything we wanted.
  • Unifor is Canada's largest union in the private sector, representing 315,000 workers in every major area of the economy.

CED Urges Quick Bipartisan Action on COVID-19 Stimulus

Monday, March 23, 2020 - 7:13pm

WASHINGTON, March 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The latest COVID-19 stimulus package continues to remain in Congressional gridlock.

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, March 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The latest COVID-19 stimulus package continues to remain in Congressional gridlock.
  • If our elected policymakers cannot achieve agreement, that confidence and trust will rupture, and the harm to our nation's citizens will be enormous.
  • Honorable compromise can keep our economy moving until our health care heroes can reach their objective, and our people can again do their work.
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