This excerpt taken from the LUX 6-K filed Jan 14, 2005.
Luxottica Group Safe Harbor Statement
Certain statements in this press release may constitute forward-looking statements as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements involve risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those which are anticipated. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, fluctuations in exchange rates, economic and weather factors affecting consumer spending, the ability to successfully introduce and market new products, the ability to successfully launch initiatives to increase sales and reduce costs, the availability of correction alternatives to prescription eyeglasses, the ability to effectively integrate recently acquired businesses, including Cole National, risks that expected synergies from the acquisition by Luxottica Group of Cole National will not be realized as planned and that the combination of Luxottica Groups managed vision care business with Cole Nationals will not be as successful as planned, as well as other political, economic and technological factors and other risks referred to in Luxottica Groups filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date hereof and Luxottica Group does not assume any obligation to update them.
Set forth below is the text of a press release issued on January 5, 2005.