Barrick Gold Securities Litigation


In re Barrick Gold Securities Litigation, United States District Court, Southern District of New York, Case No. 13 Civ. 3851 (RMB).

The purpose of this website is to inform you of the pendency of this class action (the “Litigation”) and the proposed $140 million settlement reached therein (the “Settlement”) and of the hearing to be held by the Court to consider the fairness, reasonableness, and adequacy of the Settlement as well as counsel’s application for fees, costs, and expenses. This website describes what steps you may take in relation to the Settlement and this class action.

This website is not intended to be, and should not be construed as, an expression of any opinion by the Court with respect to the truth of the allegations in the Litigation as to any of the Defendants or the merits of the claims or defenses asserted by or against the Defendants. This website is solely to advise you of the proposed Settlement of the Litigation and of your rights in connection therewith.

What Are My Options?
SUBMIT A CLAIM FORM The only way to be eligible to receive a payment from the Settlement. Proofs of Claim must be postmarked or submitted online on or before September 29, 2016. The deadline to submit a Proof of Claim was September 29, 2016.
EXCLUDE YOURSELF FROM THE CLASS Get no payment. This is the only option that potentially allows you to ever be part of any other lawsuit against the Defendants or any other Released Persons about the legal claims being resolved by this Settlement. The deadline to exclude yourself from the Settlement was September 21, 2016.
OBJECT TO THE SETTLEMENT Write to the Court about why you do not like the Settlement, the Plan of Allocation, and/or the request for attorneys’ fees, costs, and expenses. You will still be a Member of the Class. The deadline to object to the Settlement was September 21, 2016.
GO TO THE HEARING Ask to speak in Court about the fairness of the Settlement at the Fairness Hearing on October 18, 2016, at 10:00 a.m.
DO NOTHING If you do nothing, you will get no money from this Settlement and you will be precluded from starting a lawsuit, continuing with a lawsuit, or being part of any other lawsuit against the Defendants and the other Released Persons about the Released Claims, ever again.