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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, 2020

Editas Medicine, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

Delaware

001-37687

46-4097528

(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)

(Commission File Number)

(IRS Employer Identification No.)

11 Hurley Street
Cambridge, Massachusetts

02141

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

(Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (617401-9000

(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):

 

 

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 Stock, 00016506642020-06-102020-06-10

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, 2020

Editas Medicine, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

Delaware

001-37687

46-4097528

(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)

(Commission File Number)

(IRS Employer Identification No.)

11 Hurley Street
Cambridge, Massachusetts

02141

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

(Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (617401-9000

(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):

 

 

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 Stock, $0.0001 par value per share

EDIT

The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

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.  

 

 

EDIT

The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

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 5.07.Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

The Company held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on June 10, 2020. The following is a summary of matters voted on at that meeting.

1.The Company’s stockholders elected James C. Mullen and Akshay K. Vaishnaw, M.D., Ph.D., to serve as Class I directors until the 2023 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and until their successors are duly elected and qualified. The results of the stockholders’ vote with respect to the election of such Class I directors were as follows:

    

Votes For

    

Votes

Withheld

    

Broker

Non-Votes

James C. Mullen

 

20,455,494

10,060,808

14,033,803

Akshay K. Vaishnaw, M.D., Ph.D.

 

16,193,978

14,322,324

14,033,803

2.The Company’s stockholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation paid to its named executive officers. The results of the stockholders’ non-binding, advisory vote with respect to compensation paid to the Company’s named executive officers were as follows:

Votes For

    

Votes

Against

    

Votes

Abstaining

    

Broker

Non-Votes

28,465,906

1,913,598

136,798

14,033,803

3.The Company’s stockholders ratified the selection of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the current fiscal year. The results of the stockholders’ vote with respect to such ratification were as follows:

Votes For

    

Votes

Against

    

Votes

Abstaining

    

Broker

Non-Votes

44,207,097

157,997

185,011

0

SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

 

 

 

 

EDITAS MEDICINE, INC.

 

 

Date:

June 15, 2020

By:

/s/ Cynthia Collins

 

 

 

Cynthia Collins
President & Chief Executive Officer

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