KemPharm, Inc.
SEC Document
SEC Filing
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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 20, 2023

KemPharm, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
1180 Celebration Boulevard, Suite 103,
Celebration, FL
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
(321) 939-3416
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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 class
Name of each exchange
on which registered
Common Stock,
$0.0001 par value per share
The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
(Nasdaq 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   
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.   ☐

Item 8.01.          Other Events.
On January 20, 2023, KemPharm, Inc.'s (the “Company”) board of directors set the date of the Company's 2023 annual meeting of stockholders (the “2023 Annual Meeting”) as April 25, 2023.
Any stockholder seeking to bring business before the 2023 Annual Meeting or to nominate a director for election at the 2023 Annual Meeting pursuant to the Company’s Amended and Restated Bylaws (the “Bylaws”) must provide timely notice, as set forth in the Bylaws. Specifically, written notice of any proposed business or nomination must be received at the Company’s principal executive offices at 1180 Celebration Boulevard, Suite 103, Celebration, FL 34747 no later than January 30, 2023. Stockholders are advised to review the Bylaws, which contain additional requirements about advance notice of stockholder proposals and director nominations.
In addition to satisfying the foregoing requirements under the Bylaws, to comply with the universal proxy rules, stockholders who intend to solicit proxies in support of director nominees other than the Company’s nominees must provide notice that sets forth the information required by Rule 14a-19 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”).
Stockholders who intend to have a proposal considered for inclusion in the Company’s 2023 proxy materials for presentation at its 2023 Annual Meeting pursuant to Rule 14a-8 under the Exchange Act must submit the proposal in writing to the Company’s Corporate Secretary by January 30, 2023.

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.
KemPharm, Inc.
Date: January 20, 2023
/s/ R. LaDuane Clifton
R. LaDuane Clifton, CPA
Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Treasurer