SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): February 6, 2020
PHIO PHARMACEUTICALS CORP.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation or organization)
257 Simarano Drive, Suite 101
Marlborough, Massachusetts 01752
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (508) 767-3861
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 of securities:||Trading Symbol(s):||Name of exchange on which registered:|
|Common Stock, par value $0.0001||PHIO||The Nasdaq Capital Market|
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Act: None
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 8.01||Other Events.|
On February 6, 2020, Phio Pharmaceuticals Corp. (the “Company”) received written notice (the “Notification Letter”) from The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC notifying the Company that it had regained compliance with the minimum bid price requirement set forth in Nasdaq Listing Rule 5550(a)(2) for continued listing on The Nasdaq Capital Market. The Notification Letter was sent following the implementation of a one-for-fifty-five reverse split of the Company’s common stock (the “Reverse Split”), which became effective on January 15, 2020. Additional information regarding the Reverse Split can be found in the Company’s Current Report on Form 8-K filed on January 14, 2020.
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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.
Date: February 10, 2020
|PHIO PHARMACEUTICALS CORP.|
|By:||/s/ Gerrit Dispersyn|
President and Chief Executive Officer