Welcome to the settlement website for the Geron Corporation Securities Litigation (the “Action”).

The purpose of this website is to inform you of the Settlement of the Action 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. The Notice of Pendency and Settlement of Class Action (“Notice”) explains the lawsuit, the Settlement, your legal rights, what benefits are available, who is eligible for them, and how to get them.

The Settlement resolves claims by members of the Class, i.e., all persons or entities who purchased or otherwise acquired the common stock of Geron Corporation (ticker symbol: GERN) between December 10, 2012 and March 11, 2014, both dates inclusive.

If you are a member of the Class, your legal rights are affected whether you act or do not act.

The Court will hold a Final Approval Hearing scheduled on July 21, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.

YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND OPTIONS IN THIS SETTLEMENT:
SUBMIT A PROOF OF CLAIM FORM This is the only way to receive a payment. If you wish to obtain a payment as a member of the Class, you will need to file a proof of claim form (the “Proof of Claim Form”), which is included with the Notice or can be downloaded here, postmarked no later than July 11, 2017.
EXCLUDE YOURSELF If you exclude yourself from the Class, you will receive no payment pursuant to this Settlement. You may be able to seek recovery against the Defendants or other Released Parties through other litigation. Exclusions must be postmarked no later than June 26, 2017.
OBJECT TO THE SETTLEMENT Write to the Court and explain why you do not like the Settlement, the proposed Plan of Allocation, or the request for attorneys’ fees and reimbursement of Litigation Expenses. You cannot object to the Settlement unless you are a member of the Class and do not validly exclude yourself. Objections must be sent to the Court and counsel and received on or before June 26, 2017.
GO TO THE HEARING You may attend the hearing to speak in Court about the fairness of the Settlement, the proposed Plan of Allocation, or Lead Counsel’s request for attorneys’ fees and reimbursement of Litigation Expenses. You cannot object to the Settlement unless you are a member of the Class and do not validly exclude yourself. The Final Approval Hearing will take place on July 21, 2017 at 10:00 a.m..
DO NOTHING Receive no payment, remain a Class Member, give up your rights to seek recovery against the Defendants and the other Released Parties through other litigation and be bound by the Judgment entered by the Court if it approves the Settlement, including the release of the Released Claims.

Important Dates

  • December 10, 2012 - March 11, 2014
    Class Period
  • June 26, 2017
    Receipt deadline to Object to the Settlement
  • June 26, 2017
    Postmark deadline to Exclude yourself
  • July 11, 2017
    Filing deadline to submit Proof of Claim Form
  • July 21, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
    Final Approval Hearing