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Bill Lerner – On Developing a Family Business Into an Empire

By Bill Lerner

http://billlernernews.com

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / April 29, 2017 / Parking industry’s mogul with over 40 years of experience, Bill Lerner has transformed his family business—iPark, to become New York’s largest, leading garage and parking facilities owner/operator. Formerly known as Imperial Parking Systems, iPark has been at the forefront of revolutionizing the parking industry by adapting the newest technologies and creating a customer-centric environment. Under his leadership as owner and CEO, the company is set to continue growth and to expand
into markets outside of the New York metropolitan area
, paving the way into a national industry key player.

The family enterprise was established under the name of Lerner Parking Services by Bill
Lerner
‘s
father in the 1960s who ran a gas station on Center Street and saw a market opportunity in the increasing need for parking space for people who commuted by private vehicle to work in New York during the day. Once created, the business grew in parallel with the growth and expansion of the city. When Bill took over operations from his father in 1978, the company had 12 parking garages across the city and has since expanded to over 130 locations. To support the customer experience and to contribute to eco-friendly practices, iPark have partnered with Tesla Motors, Inc. and CarCharging to bring charging stations for electric and hybrid cars to over 30 garages. Computerization, passion for business, strategic planning and most importantly the dedication to provide the best service to customers have been fundamental elements of this success.

According to a Harvard Business School study, 70% of family-owned businesses are sold or fail before ever getting a chance to be handed over to a second generation. One of the main reasons is typically the fact that these type of enterprises are run by the same individuals for a long period of time and as a result are no longer able to adapt to changing shifts in customer behavior, technological progress and the ever so evolving competitive business environment. To compete in the parking industry under these conditions, Bill Lerner had to quickly adjust to being proactive, multi-faceted and to maintain a clear vision for the company’s growth. At the core of his strategy was developing a company that provides the best possible customer care experience using modern day technologies, values its staff and showcases exemplary work ethics. Mr. Lerner attributes
his success
to his father’s instinctual ability to understand and identify trends directly affecting the industry and instilling in him the idea that “being prepared, and avoiding conformity and complacency, were key to business survival”.

Bill Lerner graduated from the University of Colorado with a degree in Business, before officially joining the family business. In addition to being a successful entrepreneur, Mr. Lerner has established an award winning charitable organization, Billy4Kids, working to provide shoes to underprivileged children from across the world to foster a safer environment to live and play. His achievements as an entrepreneur and devotion to charitable work has been previously featured by CNBC, The Atlantic, Radio America, 33 Voices and Leaders Magazine among others.

Bill Lerner – President and CEO of iPark: http://billlernernews.com

Bill Lerner – Discusses the History of Parking Industry in NYC: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/bill-lerner-discusses-history-parking-190500956.html

Billy Lerner – Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/billylernerofficial/

Contact Information:

BillLernerNews.com
contact@billlernernews.com

SOURCE: Bill Lerner

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Marcus Hiles – On the Ample Personal Living Space Featured in All Western Rim Developments

By Marcus Hiles

 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCD69v3VVsYGfQsdfVO5iNow

DALLAS, TX / ACCESSWIRE / April 29, 2017 / When it comes to living space, bigger is better. The increasing popularity and necessity of urban life subsequently brings the decrease of square footage for the average renter, which is what makes Marcus
Hiles’
Western Rim properties and their spacious living arrangements so incredibly attractive. Each and every property is thoughtfully created with the modern renter’s need for adequate living space in mind, providing an oasis to come home to in the midst of a bustling crowded world.

With the expanding number of choices available to a renter today, it is crucial to consider the amount of breathing space woven into an apartment or home floor plan. This is where Western Rim properties excels, by utilizing tranquil space to create not only valuable real estate, but the best possible housing choice to enhance a resident’s quality of life. According to the National
Multifamily Housing Council
, 41% of Huston’s current population occupies rental properties. Marcus
Hiles
understands the importance of accommodating the modern renter by providing gorgeous apartment arrangements that include welcoming open floor plans and private patios and balconies.

Excellent amenities and services are welcome additions to any rental property, and Hiles ensures that his affordable luxury complexes offer the best. Western Rim apartment complexes throughout Texas include sprawling resort-style swimming pools and gourmet summer kitchens, adjacent to outdoor Wi-Fi lounges which offer additional space options in which to relax and entertain. In addition to the excellent outdoor entertainment options, residents can also enjoy breathtaking natural views included around the architecture. As reported by a New
York Times
article, “A growing body of scientific evidence suggests that human health and our ability to learn and create are enhanced when we spend time in more natural environments.” Many of Hiles’ properties, like the Towers by the Park in Frisco, are situated next to scenic state parks. Complexes also often have easy access to pristine golf courses, nature trails, and private courtyards, all enhancing the freedom to live in a non-restricted environment. When residents wish to explore the world outside of their peaceful rental haven, there are plenty of excellent options to enjoy.

According the New York Times, “space, for most people, is the greatest luxury of all.” Marcus Hiles has certainly not overlooked the importance of this ultimate luxury. Hiles has strived to satisfy all of his residents’ needs since he launched his real estate business in 1990. His Western Rim Property Services company has won the National Resident Satisfaction Award in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015– proving his dedication to providing housing excellence on all fronts. Hiles has spent over two decades building communities and now successfully manages over 15,000 rental townhomes and apartments in the state of Texas. With his careful residential planning and inclusion of green spaces, recreational areas, and sports facilities, Hiles continues to grow exceptional communities across Texas.

arcus Hiles – Chairman & CEO of Western Rim Property Services: http://www.MarcusHiles-News.com

Marcus D Hiles Founder Of Texas based Western Rim Property: http://www.marcusdhiles.com

Marcus D Hiles- Real Estate Entrepreneur- marcusdhiles.us: http://www.marcushilesdallas.com

Marcus Hiles – New Luxury Apartments in Frisco, TX – YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dmsJNbfOh-g

Contact Information:

MarcusHiles-News.com
marcus@marcushiles-news.com

SOURCE: Marcus Hiles

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Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Reminds Investors of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Lawsuit Against Catalyst Hedged Futures Strategy Fund

By Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC

Catalyst Fund Shareholder Alert By Former Louisiana Attorney General: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Reminds Investors with Losses in Excess of $100,000 of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Lawsuit Against Catalyst Hedged Futures Strategy Fund – (HFXAX, HFXCX, HFXIX)

NEW ORLEANS, LA / ACCESSWIRE / April 29, 2017 / Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (“KSF”) and KSF partner, the former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., remind investors that they have until June 27, 2017 to file lead plaintiff applications in a securities class action lawsuit against Catalyst Hedged Futures Strategy Fund (MUTF: HFXAX, HFXCX, HFXIX), if they purchased the Fund’s Class A, C and I shares between November 1, 2014 and April 28, 2017, inclusive (the “Class Period”). This action is pending in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

What You May Do:

If you purchased shares of Catalyst Fund and would like to discuss your legal rights and how this case might affect you and your right to recover for your economic loss, you may, without obligation or cost to you, call toll-free at 1-877-515-1850 or email KSF Managing Partner Lewis Kahn (lewis.kahn@ksfcounsel.com). If you wish to serve as a lead plaintiff in this class action, you must petition the Court by June 27, 2017.

About the Lawsuit:

Certain of the Fund’s executive officers and/or trustees and others are charged with failing to disclose material information during the Class Period, violating federal securities laws.

The alleged false and misleading statements and omissions include, but not limited to, that: (i) the Fund’s prospectuses declared “[T]he Fund employs strict risk management procedures to adjust portfolio exposure as necessitated by changing market conditions”; (ii) despite converting from hedge fund to a more risk-limiting mutual fund, it continued to invest using a heightened risk strategy; and (iii) as a result, the Fund’s financial statements were materially false and misleading at all relevant times.

About Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC:

KSF, whose partners include the Former Louisiana Attorney General Charles C. Foti, Jr., is a law firm focused on securities, antitrust and consumer class actions, along with merger & acquisition and breach of fiduciary litigation against publicly traded companies on behalf of shareholders. The firm has offices in New York, California and Louisiana.

To learn more about KSF, you may visit www.ksfcounsel.com.

Contact:

Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC
Lewis Kahn, Managing Partner
lewis.kahn@ksfcounsel.com
1-877-515-1850
206 Covington St.
Madisonville, LA 70447

SOURCE: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC

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Ann M. Adley Morgan Ramey Homes Owner, Receives CALI Awards

By Ann Adley

LEXINGTON, MA / ACCESSWIRE / April 29, 2017 / Ann Adley, owner of Morgan Ramey Homes, is one of the 2015 Massachusetts School of Law graduates who received a prestigious CALI Award. At present, only 1,842 MSLAW students have received a CALI Award since the inception of the institution.

CALI stands for Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction. The organization has over over 200 member schools including Cornell Law School, University of Alabama School of Law, California School of Law, and Syracuse University College of Law. CALI was incorporated in 1982 in Minnesota with the primary goal of developing computer orientated legal education.

The CALI Excellence for the Future Award is given to students from member Universities that receive the highest overall grade in their class. Class instructors forward student details to the CALI offices who then publish winning students’ names on their website. The award is meant to provide recognition for students that have been dedicated enough to achieve the top grade in their class. Adley received awards in 2014 for both ‘Creating a Small/Solo Practice’ and ‘UCC, Article 3 & 4’.

“Receiving a CALI Excellence for the Future Award was one the highlights of my time at law school,” Adley says, “Post-graduate law school is a very competitive environment, it was great that my hard work culminated in receiving the highest grade in two of my classes, and I was honored to be recognized for it.”

Massachusetts School of Law is located in Andover, Massachusetts. The University was founded in 1988 as a private institution. Notable alumni include state Senators Steven Baddour and William Gannon. The school boasts that over 80% of their graduates end up passing their exams for admission to the American Bar Association.

Ann Adley currently owns and operates Massachusetts based building company Morgan Ramey Homes. The firm specializes panelization building and partners with Hamilton Building Services to construct homes across the state.

SOURCE: Ann Adley

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Bill Lerner – Devoted to Billy4Kids’ Mission as a Token of Loyalty and Empathy for Low-Income Children

By Bill Lerner

http://billlernernews.com

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / April 29, 2017 / Established businessman based in New York, Chief Executive of forward-looking parking company iPark, Bill Lerner has recently confirm plans to broaden his community endeavors in efforts to offer a much needed assistance to children from disadvantaged backgrounds through his global philanthropic project of shoe-giving popularly known as the Billy4Kids brand name. In addition to revealing a multifaceted plan to increase funding, reach more developing regions, and boost national awareness of Billy4Kids, Lerner reported an ambitious goal of providing 5,000 children with safe and comfortable footwear by the end of the year.

One of New York’s leading philanthropists for the past twenty years, Bill
Lerner
became inspired to found Billy4Kids in 2013, when he discovered an article detailing youth around the world suffering from life threatening diseases caused by parasitic infections. Upon further research, he learned that these children were most often in hard to reach, tropical regions, and that the majority of their ailments could be avoided if they were given access to reliable footwear. Later that year, Lerner co-founded Billy4Kids with the mission “to provide the basic needs of children all over the world in the form of shoes in order to foster a safer environment for them to live and play.” Relying on donations from people around the country, each week the foundation ships shoes to remote, impoverished townships throughout Ghana, Haiti and Brazil. In the near future, Lerner plans to further expand the number of countries his charity is able to reach.

To date, Billy4Kids has supplied over 3,000 children with a pair of adequate, reliable shoes, preventing thousands of possible parasitic infections. The foundation also pioneers support projects in the countries it serves, including Basketball to Uplift the Youth of Haiti. Emphasizing the importance of assisting the underprivileged who are unable to do so themselves, Lerner stressed that every contribution, no matter the size, form, or amount, plays an essential role in achieving the charity’s mission of building a safer world for these children. Anyone who wishes to donate can do so at collection areas located in schools, apartment buildings, supermarkets, and every iPark parking facility, as well as through the official Billy4Kids website, where there are further options to become involved by sponsoring a child, school, or becoming a volunteer.

Bill Lerner is a business owner and philanthropist best known for his achievements as the President of iPark, New York’s largest privately owned parking garage operator. Founded more than 60 years ago by his father as a single lot known as Imperial Parking Systems, Lerner took over as CEO in 1997 and aggressively expanded the business through the acquisition of highly sought after properties throughout Manhattan. Now with nearly 150 user-friendly facilities and partnerships with Tesla Motors and CarCharging, iPark is leading the parking industry’s technological evolution. As the co-founder of Billy4Kids, Lerner’s efforts have earned him the prestigious Humanitarian Award at the annual Edeyo Gives Hope Gala, and recognition from St. Mary’s Healthcare System for Children for three consecutive years.

Bill Lerner – President and CEO of iPark: http://billlernernews.com
Bill Lerner – Discusses the History of Parking Industry in NYC: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/bill-lerner-discusses-history-parking-190500956.html
Billy Lerner – Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/billylernerofficial/

Contact Information:

BillLernerNews.com
http://billlernernews.com
contact@billlernernews.com

SOURCE: Bill Lerner

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INVESTOR ALERT: Lundin Law PC Announces a Securities Class Action Lawsuit against Ocwen Financial Corporation and Encourages Investors with Losses to Contact the Firm

By Lundin Law PC

LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / April 28, 2017 / Lundin Law PC, a shareholder rights firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit against Ocwen Financial Corporation (“Ocwen” or the “Company”) (NYSE: OCN) concerning possible violations of federal securities laws between May 11, 2015 and April 19, 2017, inclusive (the “Class Period”). Investors, who purchased or otherwise acquired shares during the Class Period should contact the firm prior to the June 20, 2017 lead plaintiff motion deadline.

To participate in this class action lawsuit, click here.

You can also call Brian Lundin, Esq., of Lundin Law PC, at 888-713-1033, or e-mail him at brian@lundinlawpc.com.

No class has been certified in the above action yet. Until a class is certified, you are not considered represented by an attorney. You may also choose to do nothing and be an absent class member.

According to the Complaint, during the Class Period, Ocwen made false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose: that the Company engaged in significant and systemic misconduct at nearly every stage of the mortgage servicing process; that this conduct would subject Ocwen to heightened regulatory scrutiny and potential criminal sanctions; and that as a result of the above, the Company’s public statements were materially false and misleading at all relevant times. On April 20, 2017, the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced that it was suing Ocwen, and several states issued cease-and-desist orders against the Company. Upon release of this news, Ocwen’s stock price dropped materially, which harmed investors according to the Complaint.

Lundin Law PC was established by Brian Lundin, a securities litigator based in Los Angeles dedicated to upholding shareholders’ rights.

This press release may be considered Attorney Advertising in certain jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules.

Contact:

Lundin Law PC

Brian Lundin, Esq.

Telephone: 888-713-1033

Facsimile: 888-713-1125

brian@lundinlawpc.com
http://lundinlawpc.com/

SOURCE: Lundin Law PC

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IMPORTANT EQUITY ALERT: Lundin Law PC Announces Securities Class Action Lawsuit against Signet Jewelers Limited and Reminds Investors with Losses In Excess of $100,000 to Contact the Firm

By Lundin Law PC

LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / April 28, 2017 / Lundin Law PC , a shareholder rights firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit against Signet Jewelers Limited (“Signet” or the “Company”) (NYSE: SIG) concerning possible violations of federal securities laws between August 29, 2013 and February 27, 2017 inclusive (the “Class Period”). Investors who purchased or otherwise acquired shares during the Class Period should contact the firm prior to the May 30, 2017 lead plaintiff motion deadline.

To participate in this class action lawsuit, click here.

You can also call Brian Lundin, Esq., of Lundin Law PC, at 888-713-1033, or e-mail him at brian@lundinlawpc.com.

No class has been certified in the above action yet. Until a class is certified, you are not considered represented by an attorney. You may also choose to do nothing and be an absent class member.

According to the Complaint, during the Class Period, Signet issued false and misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that alleged sexual harassment by employees of Signet’s Sterling Family of Jewelers division (“Sterling”), including numerous incidents of sexual assault and rape which were detailed in approximately 249 declarations signed under penalty of perjury by current and former Sterling employees, made it unlikely that Signet would be able to avoid paying a sizable amount of damages in connection with a class action lawsuit filed by Sterling employees. Signet’s stock traded at artificially inflated prices during the Class Period as a result of this information being withheld from the market.

On February 27, 2017, The Washington Post published a report revealing widespread allegations of sexual harassment made in the private arbitration that implicated the Company’s senior managers and executives. Upon release of this information, Signet’s stock price dropped materially, which harmed investors according to the Complaint.

Lundin Law PC was established by Brian Lundin, a securities litigator based in Los Angeles devoted to upholding shareholders’ rights.

This press release may be considered Attorney Advertising in certain jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules.

Contact:

Lundin Law PC

Brian Lundin, Esq.

Telephone: 888-713-1033

Facsimile: 888-713-1125

brian@lundinlawpc.com
http://lundinlawpc.com/

SOURCE: Lundin Law PC

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UPCOMING DEADLINE: Lundin Law PC Announces Securities Class Action Lawsuit against NantHealth, Inc. and Reminds Investors with Losses to Contact the Firm

By Lundin Law PC

LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / April 28, 2017 / Lundin Law PC , a shareholder rights firm, announces a class action lawsuit against NantHealth (“NantHealth” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: NH) concerning possible violations of federal securities laws. Investors who purchased shares (1) pursuant and/or traceable to the Company’s initial public offering (“IPO”) on or about June 1, 2016; and/or (2) between June 1, 2016 and March 6, 2017 inclusive (the “Class Period”) should contact the firm prior to the May 8,
2017 lead plaintiff motion deadline.

To participate in this class action lawsuit, click here.

You can also call Brian Lundin, Esq., of Lundin Law PC, at 888-713-1033, or e-mail him at brian@lundinlawpc.com.

No class has been certified in the above action yet. Until a class is certified, you are not considered represented by an attorney. You may also do nothing and be an absent class member.

According to the Complaint, during the Class Period, NantHealth made materially false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose: that its founder Patrick Soon-Shiong donated funds through nonprofit organizations to the University of Utah for the purpose of funneling those funds back into the Company; that NantHealth and Soon-Shiong violated federal tax laws; that the Company improperly recorded orders received from the University of Utah as GPS Cancer test orders; and that the Company reported false and inflated GPS Cancer order figures for the third quarter of 2016. When this news was released, NantHealth’s stock price dropped materially, which harmed investors according to the Complaint.

Lundin Law PC was established by Brian Lundin, a securities litigator based in Los Angeles dedicated to upholding shareholders’ rights.

This press release may be considered Attorney Advertising in certain jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules.

Contact:

Lundin Law PC

Brian Lundin, Esq.

Telephone: 888-713-1033

Facsimile: 888-713-1125

brian@lundinlawpc.com
http://lundinlawpc.com/

SOURCE: Lundin Law PC

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SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Khang & Khang LLP Announces Securities Class Action Lawsuit against Citizens, Inc. and Reminds Investors with Losses to Contact the Firm

By Khang & Khang LLP

IRVINE, CA / ACCESSWIRE / April 28, 2017 / Khang & Khang LLP (the “Firm”) announces the filing of a class action lawsuit against Citizens, Inc. (“Citizens” or the “Company”) (NYSE: CIA). Investors who purchased or otherwise acquired shares between March 11, 2015 and March 8, 2017, inclusive (the “Class Period”), are encouraged to contact the Firm in advance of the May 15, 2017 lead plaintiff motion deadline.

If you purchased Citizens shares during the Class Period, please contact Joon M. Khang, Esq., of Khang & Khang LLP, 18101 Von Karman Avenue, 3rd Floor, Irvine, CA 92612, by telephone: (949) 419-3834, or via e-mail at joon@khanglaw.com.

There has been no class certification in this case yet. Until certification occurs, you are not represented by an attorney. You may choose to take no action and remain a passive class member.

The Complaint alleges that during the Class Period, Citizens made false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: the Company’s brokers and pitchbooks falsely claimed that most of the funds from its insurance policies were directly invested in U.S. Treasury Bond; that funds from Citizens’ insurance policies were funneled into continuous open market purchases that inflated Citizens’ stock price; and that the Company’s statements about its business, operations, and prospects, were materially false and misleading and/or lacked a reasonable basis at all relevant times. On March 8, 2017, SeekingAlpha published an article claiming that some premiums paid by policyholders are sent to Citizens’ transfer agent with the intention of rendering market purchases of Citizens stock – artificially inflating Citizens’ stock price. When this news was released, Citizens’ stock price fell materially, causing investors harm according to the Complaint.

If you wish to learn more about this lawsuit, or if you have questions about this notice or your rights, please contact Joon M. Khang, a prominent litigator for almost two decades, by telephone: (949) 419-3834, or by e-mail at joon@khanglaw.com.

This press release may constitute Attorney Advertising in certain jurisdictions.

Contact

Joon M. Khang, Esq.

Telephone: 949-419-3834

Facsimile: 949-225-4474

joon@khanglaw.com

SOURCE: Khang & Khang LLP

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IMPORTANT SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Lundin Law PC Announces Securities Class Action Lawsuit against Lion Biotechnologies, Inc. and Reminds Investors with Losses to Contact the Firm

By Lundin Law PC

LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / April 28, 2017 / Lundin Law PC , a shareholder rights law firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit against Lion Biotechnologies, Inc. (“Lion” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: LBIO) concerning possible violations of federal securities laws between November 14, 2013 and April 10, 2017 inclusive (the “Class Period”). Investors who purchased or otherwise acquired shares during the Class Period should contact the firm prior to the June 13, 2017 lead plaintiff motion deadline.

To participate in this class action lawsuit, click here.

You can also call Brian Lundin, Esq., of Lundin Law PC, at 888-713-1033, or e-mail him at brian@lundinlawpc.com.

No class has been certified in the above action yet. Until a class is certified, you are not considered represented by an attorney. You may also choose to do nothing and be an absent class member.

According to the Complaint, during the Class Period, Lion made false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose: that the Company, through its former Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) Manish Singh, engaged in a scheme to mislead investors by commissioning over 10 internet publications and 20 widely distributed emails promoting Lion to potential investors that purported to be independent from the company when, in fact, they were paid promotions; that former CEO Singh engaged a notorious stock promotion firm to pay writers to publish articles about the Company on investment websites and to coordinate the distribution of articles to thousands of electronic mailboxes; that former CEO Singh actively participated in the promotional work for Lion and understood that the promotion firm was using writers who would not disclose that Lion was indirectly compensating them for their publications; and that as a result of the above, Lion’s public statements were materially false and misleading at all relevant times. When this information was released, Lion’s stock price dropped materially, which harmed investors according to the Complaint.

Lundin Law PC was created by Brian Lundin, a securities litigator based in Los Angeles dedicated to upholding shareholders’ rights.

This press release may be considered Attorney Advertising in certain jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules.

Contact:

Lundin Law PC

Brian Lundin, Esq.

Telephone: 888-713-1033

Facsimile: 888-713-1125

brian@lundinlawpc.com
http://lundinlawpc.com/

SOURCE: Lundin Law PC

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