UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, DC 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): September 27, 2021

 

First Wave BioPharma, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware

001-37853

46-4993860

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

(Commission

File Number)

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

 

777 Yamato Road, Suite 502

Boca Raton, Florida

33431

(Address of principal executive offices)

(Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (561) 589-7020

 

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:

 

☐ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

☐ Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

☐ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

☐ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class

Trading Symbol(s)

Name of each exchange on which registered

Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share

FWBI

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 (17 CFR §230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §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.

 

As previously reported, on June 15, 2021, First Wave BioPharma, Inc. (formerly AzurRx BioPharma, Inc.) (the “Company”) received a letter from the Listing Qualifications Department (the “Staff”) of The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC (“Nasdaq”) indicating the Company was not in compliance with the requirement for continued listing on the Nasdaq Capital Market, as set forth in Nasdaq Listing Rule 5550(a)(2) (the “Minimum Bid Price Requirement”) to maintain a minimum bid price of $1.00 per share for its common stock, par value $0.0001 per share (the “Common Stock”).

 

On September 27, 2021, the Company received a letter from Nasdaq indicating that the Staff had determined that, from September 13 to September 24, 2021, the closing bid price of the Common Stock had been at $1.00 per share or greater. Accordingly, the Staff determined that the Company has regained compliance with the Minimum Bid Price Requirement and that the matter is now closed.

 

 

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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.

 

First Wave BioPharma, Inc.

September 28, 2021

By:

/s/ Daniel Schneiderman

Name:

Daniel Schneiderman

Title:

Chief Financial Officer

 

 

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