Threshold Pharmaceuticals
THRESHOLD PHARMACEUTICALS INC (Form: 8-K, Received: 09/30/2016 17:16:36)

 


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): September 29, 2016

 

THRESHOLD PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

  

Delaware 001-32979 94-3409596

(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)

(Commission File Number)

(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

  

170 Harbor Way, Suite 300
South San Francisco, California 94080

(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)

  

(650) 474-8200

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

  

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Item 5.03 Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.

 

On September 29, 2016, the Board of Directors of Threshold Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the “Company”) adopted an amendment (the “Amendment”) to the Company’s Amended and Restated Bylaws (the “Bylaws”), effective immediately, to add a new Article X to the Bylaws. The new provision provides that, unless the Company consents in writing to the selection of an alternative forum, the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware shall be the sole and exclusive forum for (a) any derivative action or proceeding brought on behalf of the Company, (b) any action asserting a claim of breach of a fiduciary duty owed by any director, officer or other employee of the Company to the Company or the Company’s stockholders, (c) any action asserting a claim arising pursuant to any provision of the Delaware General Corporation Law, the certificate of incorporation or the bylaws of the Company, or (d) any action asserting a claim governed by the internal affairs doctrine.

 

The foregoing summary of the Amendment is qualified in its entirety by reference to the complete text of the Amendment, a copy of which is attached to this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 3.1 and incorporated by reference herein.

 

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d) Exhibits.

  

Exhibit

No.

  Description
     
3.1   Amendment to Amended and Restated Bylaws of Threshold Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

 

 

 

 

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.

 

  THRESHOLD PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
       
       
  By: /s/ Joel A. Fernandes  
    Joel A. Fernandes  
    Vice President, Finance and Controller  

 

Date: September 30, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

INDEX TO EXHIBITS

 

Exhibit

No.

  Description
     
3.1   Amendment to Amended and Restated Bylaws of Threshold Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

 

 

 

 

Exhibit 3.1

 

CERTIFICATE OF AMENDMENT

OF AMENDED AND RESTATED BYLAWS OF

THRESHOLD PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.

(A DELAWARE CORPORATION)

 

On September 29, 2016, the Board of Directors of Threshold Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the “Corporation”) approved an amendment to the Amended and Restated Bylaws of the Corporation to add a new Article X, which shall read in its entirety as follows:

 

ARTICLE X

FORUM88 FOR ADJUDICATION OF DISPUTES

 

Unless the Corporation consents in writing to the selection of an alternative forum, the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware shall be the sole and exclusive forum for (a) any derivative action or proceeding brought on behalf of the Corporation, (b) any action asserting a claim of breach of a fiduciary duty owed by any director, officer or other employee of the Corporation to the Corporation or the Corporation’s stockholders, (c) any action asserting a claim arising pursuant to any provision of the Delaware General Corporation Law, the certificate of incorporation or the bylaws of the Corporation, or (d) any action asserting a claim governed by the internal affairs doctrine. Any person or entity purchasing or otherwise acquiring any interest in shares of capital stock of the corporation shall be deemed to have notice of and consented to the provisions of this Article X.”