Cosi 8-K 2017
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
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Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): January 5, 2017
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Cosi, Inc. (the “Company”), the fast-casual restaurant company, today announced that, on January 5, 2017, it filed, in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts (Eastern Division) (the “Court”), a Motion for Authority to Deregister Cosi, Inc. Common Stock [Docket No. 607] (“Motion”). By this Motion, the Company is requesting the Court to issue an order authorizing the Company to deregister its common stock under Section 12 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. As set forth in more detail in the Order, there is no value to the Debtors’ estate in continuing to maintain the Company’s status as a publicly-traded company and, further, that deregistration will serve to afford the Debtors’ estates significant cost savings which they would otherwise incur in connection with applicable reporting and compliance requirements of the Security and Exchange Commission.
The Court has scheduled a hearing on the Motion to take place on February 15, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern). The hearing is before the Honorable Melvin S. Hoffman, Chief United States Bankruptcy Judge, at the United Sates Bankrutpcy Court located at Courtroom No. 2, 12th Floor of the John W. McCormack Post Office and Courthouse, 5 Post Office Square, Boston, Massachusetts. The deadline to object and/or respond to the Motion is February 1, 2017, at 4:30 p.m. (Eastern).
The foregoing description of the Motion does not purport to be complete and are qualified in their entirety by reference to the Motion, copies of which are filed as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated in this Item 1.03 by reference.
The information set forth above in Item 1.03 of this Form 8-K regarding the Motion for Authority to Deregister Cosi, Inc. Common Stock [Docket No. 607] is incorporated herein by reference.
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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.