MERCEDES BENZ GROUP AG (US TRADING VENUE: DDAIF)
According to the law firm press release, the lawsuit alleges throughout the Class Period defendants issued false and misleading statements about Daimler's compliance with emissions standards and Daimler's purported eco-friendly BlueTEC diesel engines. The lawsuit claims that when the true fact entered the market, the value of Daimler shares fell, damaging investors.
Plaintiffs filed a consolidated Complaint on October 11, 2016. Defendants filed a Motion to Dismiss the consolidated Complaint on January 20, 2017. On May 31, the Court issued an Order granting in part and denying in part Defendants' Motion to Dismiss.
On April 29, 2020, the parties entered into a Stipulation and Agreement of Settlement. The Court granted preliminary approval of the Settlement on September 22.