NOTABLE CASES

Equifax Agrees to High Profile Shareholder Settlement for $149 Million

February 17, 2020

CASE SUMMARY

The Complaint alleges that throughout the class period, the defendants issued materially false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (1) the Company failed to maintain adequate measures to protect its data systems; (2) the Company failed to maintain adequate monitoring systems to detect security breaches; (3) the Company failed to maintain proper security systems, controls and monitoring systems in place; and (4) as a result of the foregoing, Equifax’s financial statements were materially false and misleading at all relevant times.

CLASS DEFINITION

On behalf of all persons or entities who purchased or otherwise acquired the publicly traded shares of Equifax Inc. (“Equifax” or the “Company”) common stock during the Class Period.

INITIAL FEDERAL FILING DATE

September 8, 2017

ELIGIBLE SECURITY ID’s

Equifax Inc. (EFX)
2319146; 294429105; 5886056; US2944291051

CLASS PERIOD

February 25, 2016 to September 15, 2017

SETTLEMENT AMOUNT

$149,000,000

CLAIM DEADLINE DATE

July 22, 2020

CLAIMS ADMINISTRATOR

JND Legal Administration

COURT

U.S. District Court – Georgia (Northern)

INSTITUTIONAL LEAD PLAINTIFF

Union Asset Management Holding AG 

LEAD COUNSEL FIRM

Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann

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