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

 

April 22, 2020 (April 22, 2020)

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

 

ELITE PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

  

Nevada   001-15697   22-3542636
(State or other jurisdiction   (Commission   (IRS Employer
of incorporation)   File Number)   Identification No.)

 

165 Ludlow Avenue, Northvale, New Jersey 07647

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

(201) 750-2646

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

 

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

 

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   Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share   ELTP   OTCQB

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in 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 5.03 Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.

 

In light of public health concerns associated with the COVID-19 pandemic and recent governmental actions, the Board of Directors of Elite Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the “Company”) amended the Company’s Bylaws primarily to permit the Company to hold a meeting of the shareholders by means of remote communication in lieu of, or in addition to, a physically located meeting.

 

This description of the amendments to the Bylaws is qualified in its entirety by reference to the text of the Amended and Restated Bylaws filed as Exhibit 3.1(ii) to this Report.

  

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d) Exhibits.

                        

  Exhibit No. Description
3.1(ii) Amended and Restated Bylaws dated April 22, 2020.

 

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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.

 

Dated: April 22, 2020 ELITE PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
     
  By: /s/ Nasrat Hakim
    Nasrat Hakim, President and CEO

 

 

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