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Song Networks Holding
Summons to Attend AGM of Song Networks Holding AB
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 20, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Please find enclosed an English translation of the summons to attend Song Networks Holding AB's (Nasdaq:SONW) (Stockholm Stock Exchange:SONW) AGM on Wednesday, April 17, 2002 at 2pm in the City Conference Center, Norra Latin, Drottninggatan 71b, Stockholm.
PICOVIR - pleconaril - Reviewed by FDA Advisory Committee
GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 19, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq:VPHM) and Aventis Pharmaceuticals (NYSE:AVE), the U.S. pharmaceutical business of Aventis Pharma AG, announced today that the Antiviral Drugs Advisory Committee of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) voted to not recommend PICOVIR (pleconaril) for approval at this time for the treatment of the common cold in adults.
Pomerantz Haudek Block Grossman & Gross LLP: Elan Corporation Shareholders Have Until Friday, April 5, 2002 to Seek Appointment as Lead Plaintiff
NEW YORK, March 19, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- According to Pomerantz Haudek Block Grossman & Gross LLP (www.pomerantzlaw.com), which has filed a class action lawsuit against Elan Corporation PLC ("Elan" or the "Company") (NYSE:ELN), on behalf of all those persons or entities who purchased American Depository Shares ("ADRs") of Elan during the period between April 23, 2001 through February 4, 2002, inclusive (the "Class Period"), shareholders have until Friday April 5, 2002 to seek appointment by the Court as one of the lead plaintiffs in this action. The lawsuit charges that Elan and three of the Company's senior officials issued materially false and misleading statements to the market concerning Elan's revenues and earnings prospects.
Koskie Minsky: Millions Could Get Auto Deductibles Back After Court Ruling
TORONTO, March 19, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Lawyers in Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver have filed a number of lawsuits against car insurance companies in courts in Ontario and Alberta. As many as 2 million Canadians in six provinces and the three territories who have written off their cars in the last 10 years could be eligible for refunds of their insurance deductibles ranging from $250 to $50,000 as a result of a recent Supreme Court of Canada ruling.