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): February 28, 2022
NextPlay Technologies, Inc.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction|
|(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer|
1560 Sawgrass Corporate Parkway,
Suite 130, Sunrise, Florida
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (954) 888-9779
Former name or former address, if changed since last report: N/A
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
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par value $0.00001 per share
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Item 5.08 Shareholder Director Nominations.
On February 28, 2022, NextPlay Technologies, Inc. (the “Company”) filed its preliminary proxy statement on Schedule 14A with the Securities and Exchange Commission and publicly announced that it has scheduled its 2022 annual meeting of stockholders (the “2022 Annual Meeting”) to be held on Friday, April 22, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The Company is holding the 2022 Annual Meeting as a virtual-only meeting, which will be conducted via live audio online webcast. The Company has established February 24, 2022 as the record date for determining stockholders entitled to notice of, and to vote at, the 2022 Annual Meeting.
Because the date of the 2022 Annual Meeting will be more than 30 days from the anniversary of the Company’s 2021 annual meeting of stockholders, the deadline for submission of proposals by stockholders for inclusion in the Company’s proxy materials in accordance with Rule 14a-8 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), will be 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, March 10, 2022. Any such proposal must also meet the requirements set forth in the rules and regulations of the Exchange Act in order to be eligible for inclusion in the proxy materials for the 2022 Annual Meeting.
In addition, in accordance with the Company’s Bylaws, any stockholder who intends to nominate a person for election as a director or submit a proposal for inclusion at our 2022 Annual Meeting must provide notice (“Stockholder Notice”) on or before 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on March 10, 2022. Any Stockholder Notice must comply with the specific requirements set forth in the Company’s Bylaws in order to be considered at the 2022 Annual Meeting. Any such proposal shall be mailed to: NextPlay Technologies, Inc., 1560 Sawgrass Corporate Parkway, Suite 130, Sunrise, Florida 33323, Attn.: Secretary.
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.
|NEXTPLAY TECHNOLOGIES, INC.|
|Date: February 28, 2022||By:||/s/ Nithinan Boonyawattanapisut|
|Name: Nithinan Boonyawattanapisut|
Title: Co-Chief Executive Officer