General Cable Corporation (BGC) Information Request Form

The Law Offices of Vincent Wong announce that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the USDC for the Southern District of New York on behalf of investors who purchased General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) securities between February 23, 2012 and February 10, 2016.

According to the complaint, throughout the class period General Cable failed to disclose that: (a) the Company had violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by paying millions of dollars in bribes to officials in foreign countries in order to secure business; (b) General Cable’s revenues were in part the product of illegal conduct, and as such, subject to disgorgement and unlikely to be sustainable; and (c) as a result, the Company would be subjected to significant regulatory scrutiny and financial penalties.

General Cable revealed it agreed to pay $82.3 million to resolve the investigation into inappropriate payments on December 29, 2016. The Department of Justice stated that “between 2002 and 2013, General Cable subsidiaries paid approximately $13 million to third-party agents and distributors, a portion of which was used to make unlawful payments to obtain business, ultimately netting the Company approximately $51 million in profits.”

If you suffered a loss in General Cable you have until March 6, 2017 to request that the Court appoint you as lead plaintiff. Your ability to share in any recovery doesn’t require that you serve as a lead plaintiff.

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The Law Offices of Vincent Wong do not share your information with others. There is no cost or obligation.

This submission does not create an attorney-client relationship. If we believe that you might be an appropriate lead plaintiff, we will contact you to discuss whether to establish an attorney-client relationship.

This letter confirms that you have retained The Law Offices of Vincent Wong to represent you as a named plaintiff in a shareholder action involving General Cable Corporation.

We agree to advance all expenses in the litigation, which means that you are not liable to pay any of the expenses of the lawsuit, whether attorneys' fees or costs. Regardless of the result, we will never ask you to directly pay for any attorneys' fees or costs. Should we obtain a favorable result, we may ask the court to award us compensation to be paid by the defendants or as a portion of any class benefit, but, again, we will never ask you to directly pay any of the costs of this litigation.

As the client you are entitled to direct the litigation in any way you deem proper, and may at any time order us to dismiss the case or opt-out. Should you choose to do so, we will never ask you to reimburse us directly for any legal fees or expenses. During the course of this litigation, we may employ and/or work with other law firms to prosecute your case.

We look forward to representing you and other General Cable Corporation shareholders.

Sincerely,

The Law Offices of Vincent Wong

Vincent Wong

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