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OSMT Osmotica Pharmaceuticals

Filed: 21 Dec 20, 4:33pm

 

 

 

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): December 18, 2020

 

Osmotica Pharmaceuticals plc

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Ireland 001-38709 Not Applicable
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation)
 (Commission File Number) (IRS Employer
Identification No.)

 

400 Crossing Boulevard
Bridgewater, NJ
 08807
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)  

 

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code): (908) 809-1300

 

Not Applicable

(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:

 

Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which
registered
Ordinary SharesOSMTNasdaq Global Select 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).

 

Emerging growth company x

 

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. x

 

 

 

 

 

 

Item 8.01 Other Events.

 

On December 18, 2020, Osmotica Pharmaceuticals plc (the “Company”) submitted an amendment to its New Drug Application (the “NDA”) for arbaclofen ER tablets for the alleviation of spasticity in multiple sclerosis under consideration by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (the “FDA”). The amendment was submitted in response to a letter sent by the FDA to the Company on December 4, 2020, as part of FDA’s ongoing review of the NDA.

 

The Company intends to continue its discussions with the FDA to resolve the issues raised in its December 4, 2020 letter. However, at this time it is likely that the FDA will continue to review the NDA past the previously announced user goal date of December 29, 2020.

 

 

 

 

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 hereunto duly authorized.

 

  OSMOTICA PHARMACEUTICALS PLC  
   
 By: /s/ Brian Markison
  Brian Markison
Chief Executive Officer  

 

Date: December 21, 2020