As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 2, 2022

Registration No. 333-237047

 

 

 

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

POST-EFFECTIVE AMENDMENT NO. 1

File No. 333-237047

TO

FORM S-8

REGISTRATION STATEMENT
UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933

 

NETLIST, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware   95-4812784
(State or other jurisdiction of   (I.R.S. Employer
incorporation or organization)   Identification No.)

 

111 Academy, Suite 100

Irvine, CA 92617

(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

 

Amended and Restated 2006 Equity Incentive Plan of Netlist, Inc.

Employment Inducement Stock Option Agreement

(Full title of the plan)

 

Chun K. Hong

President, Chief Executive Officer and Sole Director

111 Academy, Suite 100, Irvine, CA 92617

(Name and address of agent for service)

 

(949) 435-0025

(Telephone number, including area code, of agent for service)

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, a non-accelerated filer, a smaller reporting company or an emerging growth company. See the definitions of “large accelerated filer,” “accelerated filer,” “smaller reporting company” and “emerging growth company” in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act.

 

Large accelerated filer x   Accelerated filer ¨   Non-accelerated filer ¨   Smaller reporting company ¨
             
            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 7(a)(2)(B) of the Securities Act.  ¨

 

 

 

 

 

DEREGISTRATION OF UNSOLD SECURITIES

 

Netlist, Inc. (the “Company” or “Registrant”) is filing this post-effective amendment (the “Post-Effective Amendment”) to the following Registration Statement on Form S-8 (“Registration Statement”), which has been previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”), to deregister certain shares of the Company’s common stock, par value $0.001 per share (“Common Stock”), registered but unsold or otherwise unissued under the below Registration Statement as follows:

 

· Registration Statement on Form S-8 (No. 333-237047) filed with the SEC on March 10, 2020, pertaining to the registration of (i) 1,200,000 shares of Common Stock available for issuance under the Amended and Restated 2006 Equity Incentive Plan of the Company and (ii) 400,000 shares of Common Stock that may be issued upon exercise of an employment inducement stock option award (the “Frechette Inducement Award”) granted to Marc Frechette pursuant to a Stock Option Agreement dated July 26, 2019 between the Company and Mr. Frechette (the “Frechette Agreement”).

 

With respect to the Common Stock subject to the Frechette Inducement Award, 200,000 shares of Common Stock included in this Registration Statement are no longer issuable pursuant to the Frechette Agreement.

 

Therefore, in accordance with an undertaking made by the Company in the Registration Statement to remove from registration, by means of a post-effective amendment, the securities registered under the Registration Statement that have not been sold, the Company hereby amends the Registration Statement to deregister 200,000 shares of Common Stock registered and unsold under the Registration Statement on Form S-8 (No. 333-237047).

 

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SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), the Registrant certifies that it has reasonable grounds to believe that it meets all of the requirements for filing on Form S-8 and has duly caused the Post-Effective Amendment to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the City of Irvine, State of California, on March 2, 2022.

 

    NETLIST, INC.
     
     
    By: /s/ Chun K. Hong
      Chun K. Hong
      President, Chief Executive Officer and Sole Director

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act, the Post-Effective Amendment has been signed by the following persons in the capacities and on the dates indicated.

 

Signature   Title(s)   Date
         
/s/ Chun K. Hong   President, Chief Executive Officer and Sole Director   March 2, 2022
Chun K. Hong   (Principal Executive Officer)    
         
/s/ Gail Sasaki   Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer   March 2, 2022
Gail Sasaki   (Principal Financial and Principal Accounting Officer)    

 

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INDEX TO EXHIBITS

 

        Filed   Incorporated by Reference
Exhibit No.   Description   Herewith   Form   File No.   Exhibit   Filing Date
23.1   Consent of KMJ Corbin & Company LLP.   X                

 

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