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): December 9, 2021
PIEDMONT LITHIUM INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
32 North Main Street, Suite 100
Belmont, North Carolina
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code: (704) 461-8000
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report): Not Applicable
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol|
Name of exchange on which
|Common Stock, $0.0001 par value per share||PLL|
The Nasdaq Capital Market
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 5.03.||Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.|
On December 9, 2021, the Board of Directors of Piedmont Lithium Inc. (the “Company”) approved a change in the Company’s fiscal year end from June 30 to December 31 of each year. The fiscal year change is effective beginning with the Company’s 2022 fiscal year, which will now begin on January 1, 2022 and end on December 31, 2022. As a result of the change, the Company will have a six-month fiscal transition period beginning July 1, 2021 and ending December 31, 2021. The results of the transition period are expected to be reported in a Transition Report on Form 10-KT.
|Item 7.01||Regulation FD Disclosure.|
On December 14, 2021, the Company issued a press release regarding the results of a bankable feasibility study for its 100% owned proposed integrated lithium hydroxide business in Gaston County, North Carolina. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
On December 14, 2021, the Company posted an updated corporate presentation on its website. The updated presentation may be obtained at https://piedmontlithium.com/investors/presentations/.
The information in this Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto, is being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section. The information in this Item 7.01 shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as otherwise expressly stated in such filing.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|Press Release of Piedmont Lithium Inc.|
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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.
|PIEDMONT LITHIUM INC.|
|Date: December 14, 2021|
/s/ Michael White
|Title:||Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer|