SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 3, 2020
Onconova Therapeutics, Inc.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation or Organization)
375 Pheasant Run
Newtown, PA 18940
(Address, Including Zip Code, and Telephone Number, Including Area Code, of Registrant’s Principal Executive Offices)
(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|
|Common Stock, par value $.01 per share||ONTX||The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC|
|Common Stock Warrants||ONTXW||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 ¨
Item 8.01 Other Events.
On August 3, 2020, Onconova Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) received a letter from The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC (“Nasdaq”) stating that the Company had regained compliance with the minimum bid price requirement of the Nasdaq Listing Rule 5550(a)(2) because the Company’s common stock had a minimum closing price of at least $1.00 per share for a minimum ten consecutive business days. As reported previously, the Company was granted a period until August 17, 2020 to meet the requirement. A copy of Nasdaq’s letter is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Letter from Nasdaq Dated August 3, 2020|
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.
|Dated: August 4, 2020||Onconova Therapeutics, Inc.|
|By:||/s/ MARK GUERIN|
|Name: Mark Guerin|
|Title: Chief Financial Officer|
|By Electronic Delivery to: firstname.lastname@example.org August 3, 2020 Mr. Mark Geurin Chief Financial Officer Onconova Therapeutics, Inc 375 Pheasant Run Newtown, PA 18940 Re: Onconova Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) Nasdaq Symbol: ONTX Dear Mr. Geurin: On December 4, 2019, Staff notified the Company that its common stock failed to maintain a minimum bid price of $1.00 over the previous 30 consecutive business days as required by the Listing Rules of The Nasdaq Stock Market. Since then, Staff has determined that for the last 10 consecutive business days, from July 20, 2020 to July 31, 2020, the closing bid price of the Company’s common stock has been at $1.00 per share or greater. Accordingly, the Company has regained compliance with Listing Rule 5550(a)(2) and this matter is now closed. If you have any questions, please contact me at +1 301 978 8085. Sincerely, Patryk Muter Listing Analyst Nasdaq Listing Qualifications|