UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM 40-F

Amendment No. 1

 Registration statement pursuant to Section 12 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

or

 Annual report pursuant to Section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

For the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021

Commission File Number 001-40398

HIVE BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGIES LTD.

(Exact Name of the Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

British Columbia, Canada

(Province or Other Jurisdiction of
Incorporation or Organization

7374

(Primary Standard Industrial
Classification Code)

N/A

(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

Suite 855 - 789 West Pender Street

Vancouver, BC

V6C 1H2

604-664-1078

(Address and Telephone number of Registrant's principal executive offices)

Corporation Service Company

19 West 44th Street, Suite 200

New York, NY 10036,
(Name, address (including zip code) and telephone number (including area code) of agent for service in the United States)

Copies to:

Jonathan Gardner, Esq.

Kavinoky Cook LLP

726 Exchange Street, Suite 800

Buffalo, New York 14210

Securities to be registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class

Trading Symbol

Name of each exchange on which registered

Common Shares

HIVE

The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

Securities to be registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Act:  None

Securities for which there is a reporting obligation pursuant to Section 15(d) of the Act:  None


For annual reports, indicate by check mark the information filed with this form:

Annual Information Form

Audited Annual Financial Statements

Indicate by check mark whether the Registrant: (1) has filed all reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Exchange Act during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the Registrant was required to file such reports); and (2) has been subject to such filing requirements for the past 90 days.

☒  Yes   ☐ No

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant has submitted electronically every Interactive Data File required to be submitted pursuant to Rule 405 of Regulation S-T (§232.405 of this chapter) during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to submit such files).

☒  Yes   ☐  No

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act.

Emerging growth company ☒

If an emerging growth company that prepares its financial statements in accordance with U.S. GAAP, 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.  ☐

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant has filed a report on and attestation to its management's assessment of the effectiveness of its internal control over financial reporting under Section 404(b) of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (15 U.S.C. 7262(b)) by the registered public accounting firm that prepared or issued its audit report.  ☐


EXPLANATORY NOTE

Hive Blockchain Technologies Ltd. (the "Registrant" or the "Company") is filing this Amendment No. 1 on Form 40-F/A ("Amendment No. 1") to the Company's Annual Report on Form 40-F for the year ended March 31, 2021 and filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on  September 24, 2021 (the "Original Form 40-F"). This Amendment No. 1 is being filed for the sole purpose of furnishing Exhibit 101, the XBRL interactive data file that is required by General Instruction B(15)(a) of Form 40-F and Rule 405 of Regulation S-T. Exhibit 101 was omitted from the Registrant's Original Form 40-F in accordance with the 30-day grace period provided under Rule 405 of Regulation S-T.

No other changes have been made to the Original Form 40-F other than the furnishing of the exhibit described above. This Amendment No. 1 speaks as of the time of filing the Original Form 40-F, and does not reflect events that may have occurred subsequent to such filing.

Exhibit
Number
Description
   
99.1* Annual Information Form for the Registrant for the year ended March 31, 2021
99.2* Audited Consolidated Financial Statements for the year ended March 31, 2021
99.3* Management's Discussion and Analysis for the year ended March 31, 2021
99.4* Certification of Chief Executive Officer pursuant to Rule 13a-14(a) or 15d-14(a) of the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended
99.5* Certification of Chief Financial Officer pursuant to Rule 13a-14(a) or 15d-14(a) of the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended 
99.6* Certification of Chief Executive Officer pursuant to Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
99.7* Certification of Chief Financial Officer pursuant to Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
99.8* Consent of Davidson & Company LLP
101.INS XBRL Instance
101.SCH XBRL Taxonomy Extension Schema
101.CAL XBRL Taxonomy Extension Calculation Linkbase
101.DEF XBRL Taxonomy Extension Definition Linkbase
101.LAB XBRL Taxonomy Extension Label Linkbase
101.PRE XBRL Taxonomy Extension Presentation Linkbase

*Previously filed

SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Exchange Act, the Registrant certifies that it meets all of the requirements for filing on Form 40-F and has duly caused this Annual Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

HIVE BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGIES LTD

 

/s/ Darcy Daubaras

Name:

Darcy Daubaras

Title:

Chief Financial Officer

Date: October 20, 2021


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