QUESTCOR PHARMACEUTICALS 8-K 2014
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): May 13, 2014
QUESTCOR PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (714) 786-4200
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:
On May 13, 2014, Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the Company) entered into an amendment (the Asarpota Amendment) to the severance agreement with Rajesh Asarpota, the Companys Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer. Under the Asarpota Amendment, if the proposed merger with Mallinckrodt plc and Quincy Merger Sub, Inc. is consummated and an excise tax is imposed on Mr. Asarpota as a result of any compensation or benefits provided to Mr. Asarpota in connection with the consummation of the proposed merger, the Company will pay or reimburse Mr. Asarpota an amount equal to such excise tax plus any taxes resulting from such payment or reimbursement.
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.
Date: May 15, 2014