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): November 10, 2020

 

ACER THERAPEUTICS INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

Delaware

 

001-33004

 

32-0426967

(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation)

 

(Commission File Number)

 

(IRS Employer Identification No.)

 

One Gateway Center, Suite 351
300 Washington Street

Newton, Massachusetts

 

02458

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

(Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:  (844) 902-6100

N/A

(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, $0.0001 par value per share

ACER

The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

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 2.02.Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On November 10, 2020, Acer Therapeutics Inc. (the “Company”) filed its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the three months ended September 30, 2020 and announced the results of operations in a press release. A copy of the press release announcing the results is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 7.01.Regulation FD Disclosure

The Company has updated its Corporate Presentation that will be available on the Investor Relations page of the Company’s website at https://acertx.com/investor-relations and will be used at investor and other meetings. A copy of the updated Corporate Presentation is furnished as Exhibit 99.2 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference. The Company does not undertake to update this presentation.

The information in Items 2.02 and 7.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibits 99.1 and  99.2, shall not be deemed to be filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liability of that section, and shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

Item 9.01.Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)  Exhibits

 

 


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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.

Dated: November 10, 2020

ACER THERAPEUTICS INC.

 

 

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Harry S. Palmin 

 

 

 

Harry S. Palmin

 

 

 

Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer

 

 

 

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