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The Gross Law Firm Announces Class Actions on Behalf of Shareholders of OPRA, QD and WBK

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / February 19, 2020 / The securities litigation law firm of The Gross Law Firm issues the following notice on behalf of shareholders in the following publicly traded companies. Shareholders who purchased shares in the following companies during the dates listed are encouraged to contact the firm regarding possible Lead Plaintiff appointment. Appointment as Lead Plaintiff is not required to partake in any recovery.

Opera Limited (OPRA)

Investors Affected: (a) Opera American depositary shares pursuant and/or traceable to the Company's initial public offering commenced on or about July 27, 2018 and/or (b) Opera securities between July 27, 2018 and January 15, 2020,

A class action has commenced on behalf of certain shareholders in Opera Limited. The filed complaint alleges that defendants made materially false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (i) Opera's sustainable growth and market opportunity for its browser applications was significantly overstated; (ii) Defendants' funded, owned, or otherwise controlled loan services applications and/or businesses relied on predatory lending practices; (iii) all the foregoing, once revealed, were reasonably likely to have a material negative impact on Opera's financial prospects, especially with respect to its lending applications' continued availability on the Google Play Store; and (iv) as a result, the Offering Documents and Defendants' statements were materially false and/or misleading and failed to state information required to be stated therein.

Shareholders may find more information at https://securitiesclasslaw.com/securities/opera-limited-loss-submission-form/?id=5491&from=1

Qudian Inc. (QD)

Investors Affected: December 13, 2018 - January 15, 2020

A class action has commenced on behalf of certain shareholders in Qudian Inc. The filed complaint alleges that defendants made materially false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (i) regulatory developments in China threatened to negatively impact Qudian's fiscal full year 2019 ("FY19") financial results; (ii) Qudian's business was unprepared to mitigate the risks associated with these regulatory changes; (iii) as a result, Qudian's loan portfolio was plagued by growing delinquency rates; (iv) all of the foregoing made Qudian's repeated assertions concerning its FY19 financial guidance unrealistic; and (v) as a result, the Company's public statements were materially false and misleading at all relevant times.

Shareholders may find more information at https://securitiesclasslaw.com/securities/qudian-inc-loss-submission-form/?id=5491&from=1

Westpac Banking Corporation (WBK)

Investors Affected: November 11, 2015 - November 19, 2019

A class action has commenced on behalf of certain shareholders in Westpac Banking Corporation. The filed complaint alleges that defendants made materially false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (1) contrary to Australian law, the Company failed to report over 19.5 million international funds transfer instructions to the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre ("AUSTRAC"); (2) the Company did not appropriately monitor and assess the ongoing money laundering and terrorism financing risks associated with movement of money into and out of Australia; (3) the Westpac did not pass on requisite information about the source of funds to other banks in the transfer chain; (4) despite being aware of the heightened risks, the Company did not carry out appropriate due diligence on transactions in South East Asia and the Philippines that had known financial indicators relating to child exploitation risks; (5) the Company's Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Policy Program was inadequate to identify, mitigate and manage money laundering and terrorism financing risks; and (6) as a result, Defendants' statements about its business, operations, and prospects, were materially false and misleading and/or lacked a reasonable basis at all relevant times.

Shareholders may find more information at https://securitiesclasslaw.com/securities/westpac-banking-corporation-loss-submission-form/?id=5491&from=1

The Gross Law Firm is committed to ensuring that companies adhere to responsible business practices and engage in good corporate citizenship. The firm seeks recovery on behalf of investors who incurred losses when false and/or misleading statements or the omission of material information by a Company lead to artificial inflation of the Company's stock. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes.

CONTACT:

The Gross Law Firm
15 West 38th Street, 12th floor
New York, NY, 10018
Email: dg@securitiesclasslaw.com
Phone: (212) 537-9430
Fax: (833) 862-7770

SOURCE: The Gross Law Firm



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