Former United States Securities and Exchange Commission attorney Willie Briscoe and the securities litigation firm of Powers Taylor, LLP are investigating potential legal claims against the Board of Directors of China Housing and Land Development, Inc. (“China Housing” or the “Company”) (NasdaqCM: CHLN) related to the approval to take the company private. Under the terms of the deal, there would be a reverse stock split of the Company’s common stock, where every 50,000 shares of its common stock issued and outstanding will be converted into one whole share of its common stock. Additionally, as opposed to issuing any fractional shares to stockholders due to the Reverse Stock Split, the Company will make a cash payment equal to $1.75 per pre-reverse stock split share to such stockholders.

If you are an affected investor, and you want to learn more about the investigation or if you have information that you believe would be helpful to our investigation of the fairness of the proposed transaction, contact Willie Briscoe at The Briscoe Law Firm, PLLC, (214) 239-4568, or via email at WBriscoe@TheBriscoeLawFirm.com, or Patrick Powers at Powers Taylor LLP, toll free (877) 728-9607, via e-mail at shareholder@powerstaylor.com. There is no cost or fee to you.

According to shareholder rights attorney Willie Briscoe, “The investigation relates to the fairness of the proposed transaction to China Housing shareholders and whether the Board of Directors is adequately shopping the company in order to obtain the best possible price for the shareholders. In addition, the firms are actively investigating possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law by the Board of Directors of China Housing in connection with the potential approval of this transaction, and whether China Housing’s Board of Directors is acting in the shareholders’ best interests.”

The Briscoe Law Firm, PLLC is a full service business litigation and shareholder rights advocacy firm with more than 20 years of experience in complex litigation and transactional matters.

Powers Taylor, LLP is a boutique litigation law firm that handles a variety of complex business litigation matters, including claims of investor and stockholder fraud, shareholder oppression, shareholder derivative suits, and security class actions.

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