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): June 15, 2020
EIGER BIOPHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction
|2155 Park Blvd.
Palo Alto, California
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (650) 272-6138
(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
Name of each exchange
|Common Stock (par value $0.001 per share)||EIGR||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).
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|Item 5.07|| |
Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On June 15, 2020, Eiger BioPharmaceuticals, Inc. (the Company) held its annual meeting of stockholders (the Annual Meeting). The following is a brief description of each matter voted upon at the Annual Meeting, as well as the number of votes cast for or against each matter and the number of abstentions and broker non-votes with respect to each matter. A more complete description of each matter is described in more detail in the Companys definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 28, 2020.
Proposal 1Election of Directors
|Final Voting Results|
Jeffrey S. Glenn, M.D., Ph.D.
Evan Loh, M.D.
Amit K. Sachdev, J.D.
The Companys stockholders elected each of the three nominees for director to serve until the 2023 annual meeting of stockholders and until his respective successor is elected.
Proposal 2Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation
The Companys stockholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation awarded to the Companys named executive officers, as disclosed in the Proxy Statement.
Proposal 3Advisory Vote on the Frequency of Stockholder Votes on Executive Compensation
|2 Years||3 Years|
The stockholders indicated, on an advisory basis, the preferred frequency of every year for future stockholder advisory votes regarding compensation awarded to named executive officers, as disclosed in the Proxy Statement. In light of the vote of the stockholders on this proposal and consistent with the Companys Board of Directors recommendation, the Company will include a non-binding stockholder advisory vote to approve the compensation of its named executive officers in its proxy materials every year. The Company will hold such annual advisory votes until the next required vote on the frequency of stockholder votes on named executive officer compensation. The Company is required to hold votes on the frequency of holding future non-binding advisory votes on executive compensation every six calendar years.
Proposal 4Ratification of Selection of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
The Companys stockholders ratified the selection by the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of KPMG LLP as the Companys independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2020.
No other matters were submitted for stockholder action.
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.
|Eiger BioPharmaceuticals, Inc.|
|Dated: June 17, 2020|
|Chief Financial Officer|