Welcome to the settlement website for the Amicus Therapeutics, Inc. Securities Litigation (the “Action”).
The purpose of this website is to inform you of the proposed settlement (the “Settlement”) of the above-captioned consolidated class action lawsuit (the “Action”) and a hearing to be held by the Court (the “Settlement Hearing”) on November 9, 2017, at 12:00 p.m., to consider whether to:
The Court has certified a class consisting of anyone who may have purchased or otherwise acquired Amicus Therapeutics, Inc. (“Amicus”) common stock between March 19, 2015, and October 1, 2015, both dates inclusive, with the exception of Defendants and any person, firm, trust, corporation, or other entity related to or affiliated with any Defendant. The Court has preliminarily appointed plaintiff Dr. Barry Brenner as Lead Plaintiff and Block & Leviton LLP as attorneys representing the Class for the sole purpose of effectuating the proposed Settlement.
Although the information on this website is intended to assist you, it does not replace the information contained in the Notice of Proposed Class Action Settlement previously sent to Class Members on or around September 1, 2017. This and other case documents can be found and downloaded by clicking on the Documents tab above. We recommend that you read the Notice and other relevant case documents carefully and in their entirety, as the Notice provides information about how to make a claim for payment from the Settlement Fund, object to the proposed Settlement, or request exclusion from the Class.
Moreover, the Notice contains only a summary of the terms of the proposed Settlement. The records in the Action may be examined and copied at any time during regular office hours, subject to customary copying fees, at the Clerk of Court for the United States District Court, District of New Jersey, 402 East State Street, Trenton, New Jersey 08608. In addition, all of the Settlement documents, including the Stipulation, the Notice, the Proof of Claim form, and proposed Judgment, may be obtained by contacting the Claims Administrator by email at info@AmicusSecuritiesSettlement.com, by phone at 1-888-752-7089, or by mail at the following address:
Amicus Securities Litigation
P.O. Box 4028
Portland, OR 97208-4028
In addition, you may contact Jeffery C. Block of Block & Leviton LLP, 155 Federal Street, Suite 400, Boston, MA 02110, 617-398-5600, if you have any questions about the Action or the Settlement.
If you are a member of the Class, your legal rights are affected whether you act or do not act.
The Court will hold a Settlement Hearing scheduled on November 9, 2017, at 12:00 p.m..
|YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND OPTIONS IN THIS SETTLEMENT:|
|SUBMIT A PROOF OF CLAIM FORM||This is the only way to receive a payment. If you wish to obtain a payment as a member of the Class, you will need to file a proof of claim form (the “Proof of Claim Form”), which is included with the Notice and is also available here. To submit a claim, read the instructions carefully, fill out the Proof of Claim, include all of the required documents, sign it, and mail so that it is postmarked no later than January 1, 2018, or submit electronically no later than January 1, 2018.|
If you exclude yourself from the Class, you will receive no payment pursuant to this Settlement. You may be able to seek recovery against the Defendants or other Released Parties through other litigation. Exclusions must be received no later than October 19, 2017.
|OBJECT TO THE SETTLEMENT||
Write to the Court and explain why you do not like the Settlement, the proposed Plan of Allocation, or the request for attorneys’ fees and reimbursement of litigation expenses. You cannot object to the Settlement unless you are a member of the Class and do not validly exclude yourself. Objections must be received by the Court and counsel on or before October 19, 2017.
|GO TO THE HEARING||
You may attend the hearing to speak in Court about the fairness of the Settlement, the proposed Plan of Allocation, or Lead Counsel’s request for attorneys’ fees and reimbursement of litigation expenses. You cannot object to the Settlement unless you are a member of the Class and do not validly exclude yourself. The Settlement Hearing will take place on November 9, 2017 at 12:00 p.m..
|DO NOTHING||Receive no payment, remain a Class Member, give up your rights to seek recovery against the Defendants and the other Released Parties through other litigation, and be bound by the Judgment entered by the Court if it approves the Settlement, including the release of the Released Claims.|