NEW YORK, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pomerantz Grossman Hufford Dahlstrom & Gross LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Uroplasty, Inc. ("Uroplasty" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: UPI) (CUSIP: 917277204) who purchased Uroplasty common stock between July 26, 2012 and June 13, 2013 (the "Class Period"). Such investors are advised to contact Robert S. Willoughby at email@example.com or 888-476-6529, ext. 237.
The investigation concerns whether Uroplasty and certain of its officers and/or directors have violated Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
On June 14, 2013, Uroplasty announced that the Company will delay the filing of its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended March 31, 2013, until the completion of a review of its internal control over financial reporting.
In connection with a review of employee expense reimbursements conducted after the end of the fiscal year, the Company uncovered issues related to the internal controls surrounding the employee expense reimbursement approval process. As a result of this review, the Company later uncovered issues in internal control related to the recognition of orders and the payment of sales commissions at the end of fiscal quarters. The Company concluded that further review was advisable.
The Company has placed Mahedi Jiwani, its Chief Financial Officer, on administrative leave pending completion of the internal control review. On this news announcement, Uroplasty shares declined $.32 or 13% to $2.16 per share on June 14, 2013.
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