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): July 15, 2020
ANCHIANO THERAPEUTICS LTD.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|State of Israel||001-38807||N/A|
(State or other jurisdiction
One Kendall Square, Building 1400E, Suite 14-105
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (857) 259-4622
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|American Depositary Shares, each representing five ordinary shares, no par value per share||ANCN||Nasdaq Capital Market|
|Ordinary shares, no par value per share||N/A||Nasdaq Capital Market*|
* Not for trading; only in connection with the registration of American Depositary Shares.
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 x
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. x
Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On July 12, 2020, Dr. Frank Haluska tendered his written resignation from the Company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. Dr. Haluska referenced the matters articulated in his letter of July 2, 2020, and the Company’s response and actions following receipt of this letter as the basis for his resignation from the Board.
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.
|ANCHIANO THERAPEUTICS LTD.|
|Date: July 15, 2020||By:||/s/ Stan Polovets|
|Name: Stan Polovets|
|Title: Chairman of the Board|