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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15 (d) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):  April 29, 2020

SIGA TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware0-2304713-3864870
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)(Commission file number)(I.R.S. employer identification no.)

31 East 62nd Street
New York, New York
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
10065
(Zip code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:  (212) 672-9100

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

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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  ☐

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.       ☐
 
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
common stock, $.0001 par valueSIGAThe Nasdaq Global Market



Item 8.01Other Events.

On April 29, 2020, SIGA Technologies, Inc., a Delaware corporation, issued a press release entitled “SIGA Announces BARDA Exercise of Contract Options Valued at $101.3 Million for the Procurement of Oral TPOXX®”.

The full text of the Press Release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01.Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) The following exhibits are included in this report:

Exhibit
No.
Description
  
Press Release, dated April 29, 2020.


SIGNATURE

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.

 SIGA TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
  
 By:/s/ Daniel J. Luckshire 
 Name:Daniel J. Luckshire 
 Title:Chief Financial Officer
   
Date:  April 29, 2020