Howard G. Smith: Deadline Approaches (USA)
Law Offices of Howard G. Smith announces that investors of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation have until May 20, 2013 to move the Court to serve as lead plaintiff in the securities fraud class action lawsuit filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on behalf of a class comprising all purchasers of Great Lakes securities between August 7, 2012 and March 14, 2013, inclusive.
Great Lakes engages in marine construction, dredging, and commercial and industrial demolition primarily in the east, west and Gulf Coasts of the United States.
The Complaint alleges that throughout the Class Period defendants misrepresented and/or failed to disclose: (1) that the Company was accounting pending change orders as revenue where client acceptance had yet to be finalized; (2) that, as such, the Company was improperly recognizing revenue for its demolition segment; (3) that the Company’s revenue was overstated; (4) that the Company’s financial results were not prepared in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (“GAAP”); (5) that the Company lacked adequate internal and financial controls; and (6) as a result of the foregoing, that the Company’s financial statements were materially false and misleading at all relevant times.
Press Release, April 22, 2013