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CLASS ACTION UPDATE for AEP, BTU and LOOP: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Reminds Investors of Class Actions on Behalf of Shareholders

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NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / October 16, 2020 / Levi & Korsinsky, LLP announces that class action lawsuits have commenced on behalf of shareholders of the following publicly-traded companies. Shareholders interested in serving as lead plaintiff have until the deadlines listed to petition the court. Further details about the cases can be found at the links provided. There is no cost or obligation to you.

AEP Shareholders Click Here: https://www.zlk.com/pslra-1/american-electric-power-company-inc-information-request-form?prid=10204&wire=1
BTU Shareholders Click Here: https://www.zlk.com/pslra-1/peabody-energy-corporation-loss-submission-form?prid=10204&wire=1
LOOP Shareholders Click Here: https://www.zlk.com/pslra-1/loop-industries-inc-loss-submission-form?prid=10204&wire=1

* ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BELOW *

American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE: AEP)

AEP Lawsuit on behalf of: investors who purchased November 2, 2016 - July 24, 2020
Lead Plaintiff Deadline : October 19, 2020
TO LEARN MORE, VISIT: https://www.zlk.com/pslra-1/american-electric-power-company-inc-information-request-form?prid=10204&wire=1

According to the filed complaint, during 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.

Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE: BTU)

BTU Lawsuit on behalf of: investors who purchased April 3, 2017 - October 28, 2019
Lead Plaintiff Deadline : November 27, 2020
TO LEARN MORE, VISIT: https://www.zlk.com/pslra-1/peabody-energy-corporation-loss-submission-form?prid=10204&wire=1

According to the filed complaint, during the class period, Peabody Energy Corporation made materially false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (a) the Company had failed to implement adequate safety controls at the North Goonyella mine to prevent the risk of a spontaneous combustion event; (b) the Company failed to follow its own safety procedures; (c) as a result, the North Goonyella mine was at a heightened risk of shutdown; (d) the Company's low-cost plan to restart operations at the mine posed unreasonable safety and environmental risks; (e) The Australian body responsible for ensuring acceptable health and safety standards, the Queensland Mines Inspectorate, would likely mandate a safer, cost-prohibitive approach; and (f) as a result, there would be major delays in reopening the North Goonyella mine and restarting coal production.

Loop Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: LOOP)

LOOP Lawsuit on behalf of: investors who purchased September 24, 2018 - October 12, 2020
Lead Plaintiff Deadline : December 14, 2020
TO LEARN MORE, VISIT: https://www.zlk.com/pslra-1/loop-industries-inc-loss-submission-form?prid=10204&wire=1

According to the filed complaint, during the class period, Loop Industries, Inc. made materially false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (1) Loop scientists were encouraged to misrepresent the results of Loop's purportedly proprietary process; (2) Loop did not have the technology to break PET down to its base chemicals at a recovery rate of 100%; (3) as a result, the Company was unlikely to realize the purported benefits of Loop's announced partnerships with Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited and thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions; and (4) 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.

You have until the lead plaintiff deadlines to request that the court appoint you as lead plaintiff. Your ability to share in any recovery doesn't require that you serve as a lead plaintiff.

Levi & Korsinsky is a nationally recognized firm with offices in New York, California, Connecticut, and Washington D.C. The firm's attorneys have extensive expertise and experience representing investors in securities litigation and have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for aggrieved shareholders. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes.

CONTACT:
Levi & Korsinsky, LLP
Joseph E. Levi, Esq.
55 Broadway, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10006
jlevi@levikorsinsky.com
Tel: (212) 363-7500
Fax: (212) 363-7171
www.zlk.com

SOURCE: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP



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