ERBA Diagnostics, Inc. 8-K 2010
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 18, 2010
IVAX Diagnostics, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: 305-324-2300
(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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):
(b) On June 18, 2010, IVAX Diagnostics, Inc. (the Company), appointed Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) as its new independent registered public accounting firm for the Companys fiscal year ending December 31, 2010, effective immediately. The decision to appoint Grant Thornton was made and approved by the Audit Committee of the Companys Board of Directors. Grant Thornton succeeds PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) as the Companys independent registered public accounting firm. The Company previously disclosed its dismissal of PwC in connection with its decision to engage this new independent registered public accounting firm.
During the fiscal years ended December 31, 2009 and 2008 and the interim period through June 18, 2010, the Company has not consulted with Grant Thornton regarding: (i) either the application of accounting principles to a specified transaction, either completed or proposed, or the type of audit opinion that might be rendered on the Companys financial statements; or (ii) any matter that was the subject of either a disagreement, as that term is defined in Item 304(a)(1)(iv) of Regulation S-K and the related instructions to Item 304 of Regulation S-K, or a reportable event, as that term is defined in Item 304(a)(1)(v) of Regulation S-K.
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.