Class Certified In Harmony Gold ADR Class Action

Law360, New York (November 18, 2010, 5:24 PM EST) -- A federal judge has granted class status to a group of investors in American Depository Receipts of Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd. suing over the company's failure to report problems at South African mines and a faulty accounting program in 2007.

According to an order signed Wednesday by Judge Barbara S. Jones of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, the class will be composed of investors who purchased Harmony ADRs between April 25 and Aug. 7, 2007.

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