Akorn 8-K 2012
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition
On May 8, 2012, Akorn, Inc. issued a press release announcing financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2012. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.
The information in this report, including the exhibit hereto shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed to be incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
On May 4, 2012, Akorn, Inc. held its annual meeting of shareholders. At that meeting, by proxy vote, the shareholders of the Company voted affirmatively to elect seven directors, to ratify the Audit Committee’s selection of Ernst & Young LLP to serve as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2012, and to approve by non-binding advisory vote the Company’s current executive compensation program.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits. See the Exhibit Index, which is hereby incorporated by reference.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this Current Report on Form 8-K to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.