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): August 31, 2021
 
PIEDMONT LITHIUM INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Delaware
 
001-38427
 
00-0000000
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
 
(Commission File Number)
 
(IRS Employer Identification No.)

32 North Main Street, Suite 100
Belmont, North Carolina
 
28012
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
 
(Zip Code)
 
Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code: (704) 461-8000
 
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report): Not Applicable
 
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)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class
Trading Symbol
Name of exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.0001 par value per share
PLL
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 (§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 1.01
Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
 
On August 30, 2021, the Board of Directors of Piedmont Lithium Inc. (the “Company”) approved a form of indemnification agreement for directors and officers of the Company, which provides for the standard indemnification and advancement of expenses to the fullest extent permitted by law.  The form of indemnification agreement is attached as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference herein.
 
Item 7.01
Regulation FD Disclosure.
 
On August 31, 2021, the Company issued a press release announcing the completion of the previously announced acquisition of 9.9% of IronRidge Resources.  A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
 
The information in this Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto, is being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section.  The information in this Item 7.01 shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as otherwise expressly stated in such filing.
 
Item 5.02
Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers.
 
The information in Item 1.01 is incorporated by reference herein.
 
Item 9.01
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
 
(d) Exhibits.
 
Exhibit No.
 
Description
   
 
Form of Indemnification Agreement.
     
 
Press Release of Piedmont Lithium Inc. dated August 31, 2021.

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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, thereunto duly authorized.
 

PIEDMONT LITHIUM INC.
 
Date: August 31, 2021

/s/ Keith Phillips
 
Name:
Keith Phillips
 
Title:
President and Chief Executive Officer


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