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): February 25, 2020

 

CANCER GENETICS, INC.

(Exact Name of Company as Specified in its Charter)

 

Delaware   001-35817   04-3462475

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

 

201 Route 17 North 2nd Floor, Rutherford, New Jersey 07070

(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

 

Company’s telephone number, including area code (201) 528-9200

 

 

(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 Company under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

[  ] 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))

 

Indicate by check mark whether the Company is an emerging growth company as defined by Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).

 

Emerging growth company [  ]

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the Company 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. [  ]

 

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   CGIX   The Nasdaq Capital Market

 

 

 

 
 

 

Item 8.01. Other Events.

 

On February 25, 2020, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey granted Cancer Genetics, Inc.’s (the “Company”) motion to dismiss with prejudice a purported class action complaint filed on April 5, 2018 against the Company and members of its management, captioned In re Cancer Genetics, Inc. Securities Litigation. As previously reported, the complaint alleged that the Company and members of its management violated federal securities laws by making allegedly false and misleading statements. The Court’s written order dismissed the case in its entirety with prejudice, resulting in a termination of all claims. The plaintiffs have not indicated whether they will appeal the dismissal.

 

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SIGNATURE

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Company has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

  CANCER GENETICS, INC.
     
  By: /s/ John A. Roberts
  Name: John A. Roberts
  Title: President and Chief Executive Officer
     
Date: February 27, 2020    

 

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