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): May 14, 2021

 

REGENERX BIOPHARMACEUTICALS, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

         
Delaware   001-15070   52-1253406

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

  (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer Identification No.)

 

     

15245 Shady Grove Road, Suite 470

Rockville, MD

 

 

20850

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (301) 208-9191

 

Not Applicable

(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(s) Name of each exchange on which registered
Common RGRX OTC

 

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 registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  ¨

 

 

 

 

  

Item 8.01 Other Events.

  

On May 14, 2021, RegeneRx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), posted a press release from its U.S. joint venture, ReGenTree LLC, on its website pursuant to the completed data analysis of its Phase 3 clinical trial (ARISE-3) with RGN-259 for the treatment of dry eye syndrome, as well as the results of pooling patient data from all three Phase 3 dry eye trials (ARISE-1, ARISE-2 and ARISE-3 comprising approximately 1,500 patients.

 

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d) Exhibits.

 

Exhibit No.   Description
     
99.1   Press Release dated May 14, 2021
     

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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.

 

  REGENERX BIOPHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
   
Date: May 14, 2021 By: /s/ J.J. Finkelstein
    Name: J.J. Finkelstein
    Title: Chief Executive Officer

 

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