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): December 21, 2020

 

Veritas Farms, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)

 

Nevada   333-191251    99-0375676
(State or other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
  (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer
Identification No.)

 

1512 E. Broward Blvd., Ste. 300, Fort Lauderdale, FL   33301
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (561) 288-6603 

 

 
(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 Company 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(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12(b))

 

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
         
None        

 

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. ☐

 

 

 

 

 

As used in this Current Report on Form 8-K, and unless otherwise indicated, the terms “the Company,” “Veritas Farms,” “we,” “us” and “our” refer to Veritas Farms, Inc. and its subsidiary.

 

Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

 

On December 21, 2020, Veritas Farms entered into a separation agreement effective as of September 16, 2020 (the “Effective Date”), with the Company’s Executive Vice President, Erduis Sanabria (the “Separation Agreement”), pursuant to which the Company agreed to pay Mr. Sanabria a severance equal to three years’ of his base salary and the continuation of vested stock options to purchase 1,000,000 shares held by Mr. Sanabria until the end of that three-year period in consideration for Mr. Sanabria’s resignation from all officer and Board positions held with the Company.  The Separation Agreement additionally contains, among other things, customary releases, confidentiality, and non-disparagement provisions.

 

The foregoing description of the Separation Agreement is only a summary and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the complete text of the Separation Agreement, which is filed as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated by reference in this Item 5.02.

 

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d) Exhibits

 

Exhibit
Number
  Description
     
10.1   Separation Agreement, dated December 21, 2020, effective as of September 16, 2020, by and between Veritas Farms, Inc. and Erduis Sanabria

 

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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:  December 21, 2020 VERITAS FARMS, INC.
     
  By: /s/ Alexander M. Salgado
    Alexander M. Salgado,
    Chief Executive Officer

 

 

 

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