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): October 9, 2020

 

LIGHTBRIDGE CORPORATION

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Nevada

 

001-34487

 

91-1975651

(State or other jurisdiction

 

(Commission

 

(IRS Employer

of incorporation)

 

File Number)

 

Identification No.)

 

11710 Plaza America Drive, Suite 2000
Reston, VA 20190
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

 

(571) 730-1200
(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 (17 CFR 230.425)

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a -12)

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d -2(b))

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e -4(c))

 

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, $0.001 par value

 

LTBR

 

The 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 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).

 

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 8.01 Other Events.

   

On May 28, 2019, Lightbridge Corporation (the “Company”) entered into an at-the-market equity offering sales agreement with Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated (the “Agent”), pursuant to which the Company may issue and sell shares of its common stock from time to time through the Agent as the Company’s sales agent. Sales of the Company’s common stock through the Agent, if any, will be made by any method that is deemed to be an “at-the-market” equity offering as defined in Rule 415 promulgated under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, pursuant to the Company’s effective shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-223674) filed on March 15, 2018 with the Securities and Exchange Commission and declared effective March 23, 2018 (the “Registration Statement”), the base prospectus filed as part of such registration statement, and the prospectus supplement dated October 9, 2020.

   

The Company is filing this Current Report on Form 8-K for the purpose of incorporating by reference into the Registration Statement the items filed herewith as Exhibits 5.1 and 23.1.

   

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

   

(d) Exhibits

 

Exhibit No.

 

Description

5.1

Opinion of Gary R. Henrie, Esq.

23.1

Consent of Gary R. Henrie, Esq. (included in Exhibit 5.1).

  

 

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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.

    

 

LIGHTBRIDGE CORPORATION

 

 

 

 

 

Dated: October 9, 2020

By:

/s/ Seth Grae

 

 

Name:

Seth Grae

 

 

Title:

President and Chief Executive Officer

 

 

 

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