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JANL Janel

Filed: 26 Jul 21, 12:30pm

UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
 
WASHINGTON, D.C.  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):  July 22, 2021
 
JANEL CORPORATION
 
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
Nevada333-6060886-1005291
   
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)(Commission File Number)(IRS Employer Identification No.)

80 Eighth Avenue, New York, New York 10011
 
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
 
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (212) 373-5895
 
Inapplicable
 
(Former Name or Former Address if Changed Since Last Report)
 
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:
 
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
 
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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. ☐
 


INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN THE REPORT
 
Item 1.02.Termination of a Material Definitive Agreement.
 
As previously reported in a Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 23, 2020 (the “April 2020 Form 8-K”), Janel Corporation (“we” or the “Company”) entered into a Paycheck Protection Program Promissory Note and Agreement (the “Agreement”) on April 19, 2020 evidencing an unsecured $2,725,893 loan (the “PPP Loan”) under the Paycheck Protection Program (or “PPP”) made through Santander Bank, N.A., a national banking association and the Company’s existing lender (the “Lender”). The PPP was established under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”) and is administered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (the “SBA”).

Under the terms of the CARES Act, PPP loan recipients can apply for, and the SBA can grant forgiveness of, all or a portion of loans made under the PPP if the recipients use the PPP loan proceeds for eligible purposes, including payroll costs, mortgage interest, rent or utility costs and meet other requirements regarding, among other things, the maintenance of employment and compensation levels. The Company used the PPP Loan proceeds for qualifying expenses and applied for forgiveness of the PPP Loan in accordance with the terms of the CARES Act.

On July 22, 2021, we received a notification from the Lender that the SBA approved our PPP Loan forgiveness application and that the forgiveness payment date was July 20, 2021 for the entire PPP Loan balance of $2,725,893, including all accrued interest thereon, and that the remaining PPP Loan balance is zero. The forgiveness of the PPP Loan will be recognized during the Company’s fourth fiscal quarter ending September 30, 2021.

The disclosure in Item 1.01 of the April 2020 Form 8-K is incorporated into this Item 1.02 by reference.


SIGNATURES
 
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 thereunto duly authorized.
 
 JANEL CORPORATION 
 (Registrant) 
   
Date: July 26, 2021
By: /s/ Dominique Schulte 
  Name: Dominique Schulte 
  Title: Chief Executive Officer