Shareholders Foundation, Inc.

Deadline on April 14 Upcoming in Lawsuit for Investors in Galena Biopharma Inc (NASDAQ:GALE)

A Deadline is coming up on April 14, 2017 in the lawsuit for investors in Galena Biopharma Inc (NASDAQ:GALE) and NASDAQ:GALE stockholders should contact the Shareholders Foundation.


San Diego, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 04/07/2017 -- The Shareholders Foundation announces that a deadline is coming up on April 14, 2017 in the lawsuit filed for investors of Galena Biopharma Inc (NASDAQ:GALE) over alleged securities laws violations by Galena Biopharma Inc.

Investors who purchased shares of Galena Biopharma Inc (NASDAQ:GALE) have certain options and there are strict and short deadlines running. Deadline: April 14, 2017. NASDAQ:GALE stockholders should contact the Shareholders Foundation at or call 858-779-1554.

According to the complaint filed in the the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey the plaintiff alleges on behalf of certain purchasers of Galena Biopharma Inc (NASDAQ:GALE) common shares, that the defendants violated Federal Securities Laws. More specifically, the plaintiff claims that the Defendants made false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that Galena Biopharma Inc's sales of Abstral were based on unsustainable sales and marketing practices, that such sales and marketing practices could subject Galena Biopharma Inc to a criminal investigation, and that as a result, Defendants' statements about Galena's business, operations, and prospects, were false and misleading and/or lacked a reasonable basis.

On November 9, 2015 Galena Biopharma Inc disclosed plans to "divest its commercial business," which included the Company's breakthrough cancer pain drug, Abstral.

On March 10, 2016, Galena Biopharma Inc disclosed that "[a] federal investigation of two of the high-prescribing physicians for Abstral has resulted in the criminal prosecution of the two physicians for alleged violations of the federal False Claims Act and other federal statutes," and that the Company had received a trial subpoena for documents in connection with that investigation. Galena Biopharma Inc further disclosed that "other governmental agencies may be investigating our Abstral promotion practices," and that "on December 16, 2015, we received a subpoena issued by the U.S. Attorney's Office in District of New Jersey requesting the production of a broad range of documents pertaining to our marketing and promotional practices for Abstral."

On January 31, 2017, Galena Biopharma Inc announced the resignation of Mark W. Schwartz from his positions as President, Chief Executive Officer, and a member of the Board of Directors.

Shares of Galena Biopharma Inc (NASDAQ:GALE) declined to as low as $0.0.81 per share on February 8, 2017.

Those who purchased shares of Galena Biopharma Inc have certain options and should contact the Shareholders Foundation.

Shareholders Foundation, Inc.
Michael Daniels
3111 Camino Del Rio North - Suite 423
92108 San Diego
Phone: +1-(858)-779-1554
Fax: +1-(858)-605-5739