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


Nova LifeStyle, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter) 





(State or Other Jurisdiction


(I.R.S. Employer

of Incorporation)

File Number)

Identification No.)


6565 E. Washington Blvd., Commerce, CA 90040 

(Address of Principal Executive Office) (Zip Code)


(323) 888-9999

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


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Emerging growth company ☐


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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

 Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share


Nasdaq Stock Market




Item 5.07

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.


On July 15, 2020, Nova LifeStyle, Inc., a Nevada corporation (the “Company”), held its 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. A quorum was present at the meeting as required by the Amended and Restated Bylaws, as amended, of the Company. The final voting results of the matters submitted to a shareholder vote at the meeting are as follows:


Proposal 1: Election of Directors


The following five individuals were elected to the Board of Directors of the Company to serve as directors until the 2021 Annual Meeting of Shareholders and until their successors have been duly elected and qualified by votes as follows:





Cast For








Min Su

    2,373,961       75,672       1,695,578  

Thanh H. Lam

    2,405,483       44,150       1,695,578  

Bin Liu

    2,373,861       75,772       1,695,578  

Huy (Charlie) La

    2,373,891       75,742       1,695,578  

Umesh Patel

    2,375,881       73,752       1,695,578  


Proposal 2: Approval and Ratification of the Appointment of Centurion ZD CPA & Co. as the Company’s Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm 


The shareholders approved and ratified the appointment of Centurion ZD CPA & Co. as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2020, as follows:









Broker Non-Votes

    3,695,414       444,098       5,699       N/A  


Proposal 3: Advisory Vote on the Compensation of Named Executive Officers



The shareholders approved, on an advisory, non-binding basis, the compensation of our named executive officers as follows:









Broker Non-Votes

    2,301,196       117,414       31,023       1,695,578  


Proposal 4: Advisory Vote on the Frequency of Future Advisory Votes on the Compensation of Named Executive Officers


The results of the advisory, non-binding vote as to the frequency of the advisory vote on the compensation of named executive officers were as follows:



1 Year


2 Years


3 Years



    2,368,147       33,192       33,145       15,149  


As described above, a majority of the votes cast at the Annual Meeting voted, in an advisory, non-binding vote, in favor of having a shareholder vote to approve the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers every year. In light of such vote, and consistent with the recommendation of the Company’s Board of Directors, the Board of Directors determined that it currently intends to hold an advisory, non-binding vote to approve the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers every year.







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.



Nova LifeStyle, Inc.






/s/ Thanh H. Lam



Thanh H. Lam

Chairperson, President and Chief Executive Officer




Date: July 17, 2020