Venaxis, Inc. 8-K 2012
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) February 13, 2012
AspenBio Pharma, Inc.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
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Item 3.01. Notice of Delisting or Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Rule or Standard; Transfer of Listing.
On February 13, 2012, AspenBio Pharma, Inc., (the “Company”) received a letter from The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC (“NASDAQ”) advising that for the previous 30 consecutive business days, the bid price of the Company’s common stock (the “Common Stock”) had closed below the minimum $1.00 per share requirement for continued inclusion on the NASDAQ Capital Market pursuant to NASDAQ Marketplace Rule 5550(a)(2). This notification has no effect on the listing of the Common Stock at this time.
NASDAQ stated in its letter that in accordance with NASDAQ Marketplace Rule 5810(c)(3)(A), the Company will be provided 180 calendar days, or until August 13, 2012, to regain compliance with the minimum bid price requirement. The NASDAQ letter also states that if, at any time before August 13, 2012, the bid price of the Common Stock closes at $1.00 per share or more for a minimum of 10 consecutive business days, the NASDAQ staff will provide the Company with written notification that it has achieved compliance with the minimum bid price requirement.
If the Company does not regain compliance with the minimum bid price requirement by August 13, 2012, the NASDAQ staff will provide the Company with written notification that the Common Stock will be delisted from the NASDAQ Capital Market. At that time, the Company may appeal the delisting determination to a NASDAQ Listings Qualifications Panel pursuant to applicable NASDAQ rules.
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, thereunto duly authorized