POMPANO BEACH, FL / ACCESSWIRE / June 5, 2017 / DS Healthcare Group (OTC PINK: DSKX) today announced that it has reached an agreement, effective June 2, 2017, to settle the securities class action and the plaintiffs' derivative lawsuits, pending in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida and in the Circuit Court in and for Broward County. Both are subject to court approval. Preliminary approval has been granted in the class action. Daniel Khesin, the former Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Company, and the other Directors of the Company at the time of the alleged conduct are also parties to the settlement agreement. The lawsuits allege, among other things, improper revenue recognition. DS Healthcare denies the allegations in the lawsuit but is entering into this settlement to eliminate the uncertainties, burden, and expense of further litigation. The settlement will be funded by insurance. The Company is confident this is a major step towards allowing it to focus on its core business of developing and delivering its products to the marketplace.
About DS Healthcare Group
DS Healthcare Group Inc. is a leader in the development of biotechnology for topical therapies. It markets through online channels, specialty retailers, distributors, and pharmacies. Its research has led to a highly innovative portfolio of personal care products and additional innovations in pharmaceutical projects. For more information on DS Health Group's flagship brand, visit www.dslaboratories.com
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SOURCE: DS Healthcare Group