ABUS Arbutus Biopharma
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): May 5, 2021
Arbutus Biopharma Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|British Columbia, Canada||001-34949||98-0597776|
|(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)|
701 Veterans Circle
Warminster, Pennsylvania 18974
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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|Common Shares, without par value||ABUS||The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC|
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On May 5, 2021, Arbutus Biopharma Corporation (the "Company") issued a press release announcing its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2021 and certain other information. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto.
On May 5, 2021, the Company posted an updated corporate presentation on its website at www.arbutusbio.com. A copy of the presentation is filed herewith as Exhibit 99.2 and is incorporated by reference herein.
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.
|Arbutus Biopharma Corporation|
|Date: May 5, 2021||By:||/s/ David C. Hastings|
|David C. Hastings|
|Chief Financial Officer|