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|Item 5.02||Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.|
On September 11, 2020, Jordan Dubow, M.D. notified Avadel Pharmaceuticals plc (the “Company”) of his decision to resign from his position as Chief Medical Officer of the Company, effective September 30, 2020.
|Item 8.01||Other Events.|
On September 14, 2020, the Company issued a press release announcing Dr. Dubow’s resignation. A copy of this press release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this report on Form 8-K.
The Company and Dr. Dubow intend to enter into a consulting agreement providing for Dr. Dubow to consult for the Company, including on matters relating to the submission, acceptance and subsequent review of the Company's new drug application for FT218. It is expected that Dr. Dubow will be eligible to receive performance-based incentive cash compensation commensurate with that which he was otherwise eligible to receive for 2020 and retain a portion of his outstanding equity awards.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|99.1||Press Release issued by the Company on September 14, 2020|
|104||Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Date: September 14, 2020||AVADEL PHARMACEUTICALS PLC|
|By:||/s/ Jerad G. Seurer|
|Name:||Jerad G. Seurer|
|Title:||Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Corporate Secretary|