Loop Industries ordered to send documents to US authorities

In the midst of the turmoil, Quebec-based Loop Industries revealed on Friday that a US regulatory body ordered it to send documents on its plastic recycling technologies, which were attacked head-on in a damning report released Tuesday.

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In a “subpoena” sent Thursday to Loop, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the policeman of financial markets in the United States, asked the Terrebonne company for “information” on its laboratory tests and on the results. of the tests that led to it. The SEC also wants more “details” on the results related to Loop’s Gen I and Gen II technologies as well as the partnerships and commercial agreements entered into by the company, notably with giants like PepsiCo, Danone and Coca-Cola European. Partners.

This is what Loop said in a document filed with the SEC on Friday.

The revelation caused Loop’s Nasdaq stock to dip more than 5% in post-market trading.

In a detailed report released on Tuesday, Hindenburg Research, which has a short position in Loop, argues that the company’s technologies are worth nothing.


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Victoria Smith who hails from Toronto, Canada currently runs this news portofolio who completed Masters in Political science from University of Toronto. She started her career with BBC then relocated to TorontoStar as senior political reporter. She is caring and hardworking.

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