INVESTIGATION ALERT: The Schall Law Firm Announces it is Investigating Claims Against Alkermes plc and Encourages Investors with Losses in Excess of $100,000 to Contact the Firm

Schall Law Firm
, a national shareholder rights litigation firm,
announces that it is investigating claims on behalf of investors of
Alkermes plc (“Alkermes” or “the Company”) (NASDAQ: ALKS)
for violations of §§10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of
1934 and Rule 10b-5 promulgated thereunder by the U.S. Securities and
Exchange Commission.

The investigation focuses on whether the Company issued false and/or
misleading statements and/or failed to disclose information pertinent to
investors. The FDA issued a briefing document about Alkermes’ new drug
application for ALKS 5461 on October 30, 2018, in advance of an FDA
advisory committee meeting about the drug. According to the briefing
document, Alkermes “used an abridged 6-item version of the MADRS-10 for
the primary endpoint of one of the principal studies” instead of the
“10-item diagnostic questionnaire (MADRS-10)” despite the fact that the
FDA provided “advice explicitly against this plan.” The document also
stated that the FDA “disagreed with [Alkermes’] planned strategy to
average the MADRS results over several weeks, and recommended use of the
MADRS-10EOT, as used in other antidepressant studies and as previously
agreed.” Based on this news, Alkermes’ stock price fell 1.4% on the same

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the Schall Law Firm, 1880 Century Park East, Suite 404, Los Angeles, CA
90067, at 424-303-1964, to discuss your rights free of charge. You can
also reach us through the firm’s website at www.schallfirm.com,
or by email at brian@schallfirm.com.

The class in this case has not yet been certified, and until
certification occurs, you are not represented by an attorney. If you
choose to take no action, you can remain an absent class member.

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The Schall Law Firm
Brian Schall, Esq.
Sherin Mahdavian, Esq.


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