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): June 10, 2022

Ocuphire Pharma, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware
 
001-34079
 
11-3516358
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
 
(Commission
File Number)
 
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
         
37000 Grand River Avenue, Suite 120
Farmington Hills, MI
     
 
48335
(Address of principal executive offices)
     
(Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:  (248) 681-9815

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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Trading Symbol(s)
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.0001 par value
OCUP
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 5.03
Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.
 
On June 10, 2022, the board of directors of Ocuphire Pharma, Inc. (the “Company”) approved an amendment (the “Bylaws Amendment”) to the Second Amended and Restated Bylaws of the Company (the “Bylaws”), effective immediately. The Bylaws Amendment amended Section 8 of ARTICLE III of the Bylaws to reduce the quorum requirement for all meetings of stockholders of the Company from a majority of the voting power of the outstanding shares of stock entitled to vote to one-third of the voting power of the outstanding shares of stock entitled to vote.
 
The foregoing description of the Bylaws Amendment is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Bylaws Amendment, a copy of which is filed with this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 3.1.
 
Item 9.01
Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits

Exhibit
Number
 
Exhibit Description
     
 
Amendment to Second Amended and Restated Bylaws of Ocuphire Pharma, Inc.
104
 
Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within Inline XBRL document).
 

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.

 
OCUPHIRE PHARMA, INC.
     
 
By:
/s/ Mina Sooch
   
Mina Sooch
   
Chief Executive Officer

Date: June 10, 2022



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