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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): June 8, 2021
 
Palatin Technologies, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
  
Delaware
001-15543
95-4078884
(State or other jurisdiction
(Commission
(IRS employer
of incorporation)
File Number)
identification number)
 
4B Cedar Brook Drive, Cranbury, NJ
08512
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
 
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (609) 495-2200
 
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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):
 
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of Each Class
Trading Symbol
Name of Each Exchange
on Which Registered
Common Stock, par value $.01 per share
PTN
NYSE American
 
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 checkmark 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 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
 
The Company’s annual meeting of stockholders was held on June 8, 2021 to consider and vote on the following: (1) election of directors (“Proposal 1”), (2) ratification of the appointment of the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2021 (“Proposal 2”), (3)  approval of an amendment to our Certificate of Incorporation to effect an increase in authorized common stock from 300,000,000 shares to 400,000,000 shares (“Proposal 3”), and (4) advise the Company whether stockholders approve the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers (“Proposal 4”).
 
Common stock and Series A convertible preferred stock voted as a single class on all matters. There were present in person or by proxy 124,820,173 votes, representing a majority of the total outstanding eligible votes as of the record date for the meeting.
   
Proposal 1.     
Election of Directors. The stockholders elected the following eight directors to serve until the next annual meeting, or until their successors are elected and qualified, by the votes set forth below:
 
Nominee
 
FOR
 
WITHHELD
01) Carl Spana, Ph.D.
 
40,224,918
 
 14,325,733
02) John K.A. Prendergast
 
33,680,892
 
 20,869,759
03) Robert K. deVeer, Jr.
 
42,571,434
 
 11,979,217
04) J. Stanley Hull
 
42,324,003
 
 12,226,648
05) Alan W. Dunton, M.D.
 
42,974,111
 
 11,576,540
06) Arlene M. Morris
 
41,173,191
 
 13,377,460
07) Anthony M. Manning, Ph.D.
 
38,816,903
 
 15,733,748
 
Broker Non-Votes: 70,269,522 for each director
 
Proposal 2.  
Ratification of Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm. The stockholders ratified the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2021, by the votes set forth below:
 
For
 
Against
 
Abstain
109,952,561
 
11,578,337
 
3,289,275
 
Broker Non-Votes: not applicable
 
Proposal 3.   
Amendment to Certificate of Incorporation to Increase Authorized Common from 300,000,000 Shares to 400,000,000 Shares. As disclosed below under Item 8.01, incorporated herein by reference, upon motion the Annual Meeting was adjourned on Proposal 3.
 
 
 
 
Proposal 4.    
Say-on-Pay. The stockholders voted to advise the Company that they do approve the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers by the votes set forth below:
 
For
 
Against
 
Abstain
35,028,843
 
18,065,507
 
1,456,301
 
Broker Non-Votes: 70,269,522
 
Item 8.01 Other Events.
 
At the time of the Annual Meeting, there were insufficient votes to pass Proposal 3, which sought an amendment to the Company’s Certificate of Incorporation to effect an increase in authorized common stock from 300,000,000 shares to 400,000,000 shares. Upon motion, the Annual Meeting was adjourned on Proposal 3, and as announced at the Annual Meeting, such meeting will reconvene at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time on July 8, 2021 virtually at http://www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/PTN2021. During the period of adjournment, the Company will continue to accept stockholder votes on Proposal 3.
 
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
 
(d) Exhibits:
 
Press Release dated June 10, 2021.
 
 
 
 
 
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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
PALATIN TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
 
 
 
Date: June 10, 2021
By:
/s/ Stephen T. Wills
 
 
 
Stephen T. Wills, CPA, MST
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EXHIBIT INDEX
 
Press Release dated June 10, 2021.