Defendant Name: The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. 

Defendant Type: Public Company
SIC Code: 2099
CUSIP: 40521710

Initial Case Details

Legal Case Name SEC v. The Hain Celestial Group, Inc.
First Document Date 03-Sep-2009
Initial Filing Format Civil Proceeding
Case Number 09-cv-03826
Allegation Type Issuer Reporting and Disclosure
Federal District Court New York, Eastern District of New York

Violations Alleged

Exchange Act
Sec 10(b) + Rule 10b-5
Rule 12b-20
Sec 13(a)
Rule 13a-1
Rule 13a-11
Rule 13a-13
Sec 13(b)(2)(A)
Sec 13(b)(2)(B)
Sec 14(a)
Rule 14a-9
Securities Act
Sec 17(a) (Not specified)


First Resolution Date 03-Sep-2009

Related Documents:

LR-21195 03-Sep-2009 Litigation Release
The Hain Celestial Group Inc. Settles Charges of Stock Options Backdating
The SEC stated that: "[It] charged The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. ("Hain"), a Melville, New York natural foods company, alleging that Hain backdated and re-priced stock option grants to its officers, directors, and employees and reported false information to shareholders."
comp21195 03-Sep-2009 Complaint
The Commission stated: "From at least 1998 to 2002, Defendant The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. ("Hain" or the "Company") fraudulently backdated stock options granted to Company officers, directors, and employees, concealing millions of dollars in expenses from the Company's shareholders."
court_doc3_09-cv-03826 11-Sep-2009 Court Docket Document
Final Judgment as to Defendant The Hain Celestial Group, Inc.
On September 3, 2009, the Court for the Eastern District of New York issued a final judgment as to defendant The Hain Celestial Group, Inc., stating that: "Defendant The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. ("Hain") . . . consented to the Court's jurisdiction over Defendant and the subject matter of this action; consented to entry of this Final Judgment without admitting or denying the allegations of the Complaint (except as to jurisdiction); waived findings of fact and conclusions of law; and waived any right to appeal from this Final Judgment."