Recent Securities Litigations
Aquestive Therapeutics Inc. Common Stock (NASDAQ: AQST)
According to the Complaint, Aquestive Therapeutics, Inc. is a specialty pharmaceutical company that focuses on identifying, developing, and commercializing various products to address unmet medical needs. The Company's most advanced proprietary product candidate is Libervant (diazepam), a buccal soluble film formulation of diazepam for the treatment of recurrent epileptic seizures.
The Complaint alleges that throughout the Class Period, Defendants made materially false and misleading statements regarding the Company's business, operational and compliance policies. Specifically, the Complaint alleges Defendants made false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (i) data included in the Libervant NDA submission showed a lower drug exposure level than desired for certain weight groups; (ii) the foregoing significantly decreased the Libervant NDA's approval prospects; (iii) as a result, it was foreseeable that the FDA would not approve the Libervant NDA in its current form; and (iv) as a result, the Company's public statements were materially false and misleading at all relevant times.