AMRN SHAREHOLDER ALERT: The Law Firm of Wohl & Fruchter LLP Is Investigating
Amarin Corporation plc.
NEW YORK -- October 13, 2013
The law firm of Wohl & Fruchter LLP is investigating possible violations of
federal securities laws by officers and directors of Amarin Corporation plc
(Amarin) (NASDAQ: AMRN).
On October 11, 2013, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) released its
briefing documents for the scheduled October 16, 2013 advisory committee
review of Amarin’s application seeking expanded approval for the use of its
fish oil-based drug, Vascepa, in the treatment of adult patients with high
The FDA briefing documents raised questions about the mineral oil placebo used
in the ANCHOR clinical trial intended to support the expanded approval,
thereby potentially negatively impacting the control group data, and
suggesting that “the treatment effects observed with [Vascepa] may be
The FDA briefing documents also suggested it may be prudent to await the
results of the REDUCE-IT trial being conducted by Amarin to evaluate the
effectiveness of Vascepa in reducing cardiovascular events (which will only be
completed in approximately six years) before approving expansion of the
treatment indication for Vascepa.
On the above news, AMRN shares declined over 20%.
Wohl & Fruchter’s investigation concerns whether Amarin management misled
investors concerning, among other things, potential flaws in the design of the
ANCHOR clinical trial, and the potential relevance of data from the ongoing
REDUCE-IT trial to approval of the expanded indication for Vascepa.
Persons with relevant information, and AMRN shareholders with questions about
this investigation, are invited to contact the attorney below, or our Firm by
Additional information, including a copy of the FDA briefing documents
referenced above, is available on our website at:
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