UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

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FORM 8-K

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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 24, 2020

 

CELLECTAR BIOSCIENCES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware

1-36598

04-3321804

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

(Commission

File Number)

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

  

100 Campus Drive, Florham Park, New Jersey 07932
(Address of principal executive offices, and zip code)

 

(608) 441-8120
(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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

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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 $0.00001

 

Warrant to purchase common stock, expiring April 20, 2021 

 

CLRB

 

CLRBZ 

 

NASDAQ Capital Market

 

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).

Emerging growth company ¨

 

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. ¨

 

 

 

 

 

  

ITEM 5.02  DEPARTURE OF DIRECTORS OR CERTAIN OFFICERS; ELECTION OF DIRECTORS; APPOINTMENT OF CERTAIN OFFICERS; COMPENSATORY ARRANGEMENTS OF CERTAIN OFFICERS

 

(e) Amendment and Restatement of 2015 Stock Incentive Plan

 

As described in Item 5.07 below, on June 24, 2020 at the 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Meeting”) of Cellectar Biosciences, Inc. (the “Company”), the Company’s stockholders approved an amendment and restatement to the Amended and Restated 2015 Stock Incentive Plan (the “Plan”) in order to increase the number of shares reserved for issuance under the plan by 700,000 shares.

 

A summary of the Plan is set forth in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 28, 2020. That summary and the above description of the Plan do not purport to be complete and are qualified in their entirety by reference to the Plan, which is filed as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.

 

ITEM 5.07  SUBMISSION OF MATTERS TO A VOTE OF SECURITY HOLDERS

 

The Company convened the Meeting at 10:00 a.m., local time, on June 24, 2020. The Meeting was held at the Executive Conference Center on the first floor at 100 Campus Drive, Florham Park, New Jersey 07932, pursuant to notice duly given.

 

At the close of business on April 27, 2020, the record date for the determination of stockholders entitled to vote at the Meeting, there were 9,396,015 shares of the Company’s common stock, each share being entitled to vote, constituting all of the outstanding voting securities of the Company.

 

At the Meeting, the holders of 7,627,359 shares of the Company’s common stock were represented in person or by proxy constituting a quorum.

 

Three proposals were presented for stockholder approval at the Meeting:

 

Proposal No.1 – Election of Directors

 

Class III directors, Stefan D. Loren and Douglas J. Swirsky, were nominated and elected to serve three-year terms. The vote was as follows:

 

Nominee For Withheld Broker Non-Votes
Stefan D. Loren 3,553,221 102,330 3,971,808
Douglas J. Swirsky 3,559,643 95,908 3,971,808

 

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Proposal No. 2 – Approval of an Increase in the 2015 Stock Incentive Plan Shares of 700,000

 

We requested approval of an increase in the number of shares of common stock available for issuance under the Amended and Restated 2015 Stock Incentive Plan by 700,000 shares. The stockholders approved the increase. The vote was as follows:

 

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes
2,671,328 584,098 400,125 3,971,808

 

Proposal No. 3 – Ratification of Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm

 

We requested ratification of the appointment by the Audit Committee of our Board of Directors of Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP to be our independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal 2020. The stockholders ratified the appointment. The vote was as follows:

 

For Against Abstain
7,279,615 291,309 56,435

 

ITEM 9.01 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS

 

(d) Exhibits

 

Number   Title
     
10.1   Amended and Restated 2015 Stock Incentive Plan

 

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SIGNATURES

 

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. 

 

 

Dated: June 25, 2020 CELLECTAR BIOSCIENCES, INC.
     
     
  By: /s/ Dov Elefant
    Name: Dov Elefant
    Title: Chief Financial Officer

 

 

 

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