Toggle SGML Header (+)


Section 1: 8-K (FORM 8-K)

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

  

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): June 12, 2019

 

Checkpoint Therapeutics, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

Delaware
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation) 

 

 

001-38128
(Commission File Number)

 

 

 

47-2568632
(IRS Employer Identification No.)

 

 

2 Gansevoort Street, 9th Floor

New York, NY 10014

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

 

(781) 652-4500

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

¨Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act.

 

¨Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act.

 

¨Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2b under the Exchange Act.

 

¨Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act.

 

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class

Trading

Symbol(s)

Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share CKPT NASDAQ Capital Market

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter). x

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. x

 

 

 

 

 

  

Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

 

Checkpoint Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company” or “Checkpoint”) held its annual meeting of stockholders on June 12, 2019 at the offices of its legal counsel, Alston & Bird LLP, 90 Park Avenue, New York, New York 10016 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Stockholders representing 33,759,603, or 94.08% of the 35,881,756 shares entitled to vote were represented in person or by proxy constituting a quorum. At the annual meeting, the following two proposals were approved: the election of seven directors to hold office until the 2020 annual meeting and the ratification of the appointment of BDO USA, LLP as Checkpoint’s independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2019. The two proposals are described in detail in Checkpoint’s definitive proxy statement dated April 30, 2019 for the annual meeting.

 

Proposal 1

 

The votes with respect to the election of seven directors to hold office until the 2020 annual meeting were as follows:

 

Director For % Voted For Withheld % Voted Withheld
Michael S. Weiss 16,592,620 87.72% 2,322,127 12.28%
Christian Béchon 18,795,171 99.37% 119,576 0.63%
Scott Boilen 18,110,082 95.75% 804,665 4.25%
Neil Herskowitz 18,093,083 95.66% 821,664 4.34%
James F. Oliviero 18,223,211 96.34% 691,536 3.66%
Lindsay A. Rosenwald, M.D. 16,595,620 87.74% 2,319,127 12.26%
Barry Salzman 18,012,506 95.23% 902,241 4.77%

 

Proposal 2

 

The votes with respect to the ratification of BDO USA, LLP as Checkpoint’s independent registered accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2019 was as follows:

 

Total Votes For Total Votes Against Abstentions Broker Non-Votes
33,384,162 262,680 112,761 0

 

 

 

 

SIGNATURE

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

  

Date: June 12, 2019 Checkpoint Therapeutics, Inc.  
  (Registrant)  
       
       
  By: /s/ James F. Oliviero  
    James F. Oliviero  
    President and Chief Executive Officer  

 

 

 

 

(Back To Top)