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Case Status:    ONGOING    
On or around 07/10/2020 (Date of last review)

Filing Date: October 25, 2019

According to the Complaint, Uniti Group Inc (formerly known as Communications Sales & leasing, Inc.) identifies itself as a real estate investment trust ("REIT") specialized in acquisition and construction of essential-to-survival infrastructure in the communications industry.

The Complaint alleges that during the Class Period, the Company made materially false and/or misleading statements, misrepresenting and failing to disclose the following adverse facts pertaining to the Company's business, operations, and prospects, which were known to Defendants or recklessly disregarded by them: (i) Uniti's financial results were not sustainable because its customer Windstream had defaulted on its unsecured notes; and (ii) as a result of the foregoing, Defendants' statements about Uniti's business, operations, and prospects, were false and misleading and/or lacked a reasonable basis.

On March 12, 2020, the Court issued an Order consolidating cases and appointing Lead Plaintiff and Counsel. Lead Plaintiff filed a consolidated amended Complaint on May 11.

COMPANY INFORMATION:

Sector: Financial
Industry: Other (Mutual Fund)
Headquarters: United States

SECURITIES INFORMATION:

Ticker Symbol: UNIT
Company Market: NASDAQ
Market Status: Public (Listed)

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COURT: S.D. New York
DOCKET #: 19-CV-00756
JUDGE: Hon. Brian S. Miller
DATE FILED: 10/25/2019
CLASS PERIOD START: 04/20/2015
CLASS PERIOD END: 02/15/2019
PLAINTIFF FIRMS NAMED IN COMPLAINT:
  1. Carney Bates & Pulliam, PLLC
  2. Levi & Korsinsky LLP (New York)
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COURT: S.D. New York
DOCKET #: 19-CV-00756
JUDGE: Hon. Brian S. Miller
DATE FILED: 05/11/2020
CLASS PERIOD START: 04/24/2015
CLASS PERIOD END: 06/24/2019
PLAINTIFF FIRMS NAMED IN COMPLAINT:
  1. Labaton Sucharow LLP
  2. Patton Tidwell & Culbertson, LLP
  3. Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP (San Diego)
  4. The Schall Law Firm
  5. Thornton Law Firm LLP
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