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): March 1, 2019 (February 28, 2019)
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
305 College Road East
Princeton, New Jersey, 08540
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Item 5.03. Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.
As discussed under Item 5.07 of the Current Report on Form 8-K of Advaxis, Inc. (the “Company” or “Advaxis”) filed on February 22, 2019, on February 21, 2019, at the Company’s 2019 annual meeting of stockholders, the Company’s stockholders approved an amendment to the Company’s Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation to increase the number of authorized shares of common stock by 75,000,000 from the previously-authorized 95,000,000, bringing the total number of authorized shares of common stock to 170,000,000 shares (the “Amendment”). The Amendment became effective upon filing of the Amendment with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware on February 28, 2019.
The Amendment is described in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on January 11, 2019 (the “Proxy Statement”). This description of the Amendment is qualified in its entirety by reference to the text of the Amendment, which is filed as Exhibit 3.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The following exhibit is furnished as part of this report:
|3.1||Certificate of Amendment of the Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation of Advaxis, Inc.|
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.
|By||/s/ Molly Henderson|
|Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer|
Date: March 1, 2019
CERTIFICATE OF AMENDMENT
AMENDED AND RESTATED CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION
Advaxis, Inc., a corporation organized and existing under and by virtue of the Delaware General Corporation Law (the “Corporation”), does hereby certify:
|1.||The amended and restated certificate of incorporation of the Corporation is hereby amended by deleting Article Fourth thereof in its entirety and inserting the following in lieu thereof:|
|“Fourth : The total number of shares which the Corporation shall have the authority to issue is One Hundred and Seventy Five Million (175,000,000) shares of which One Hundred and Seventy Million (170,000,000) shares shall be designated “Common Stock” and have a par value of $0.001 per share, and Five Million (5,000,000) shares shall be “blank check” preferred stock and have a par value of $0.001.”|
|2.||The foregoing amendment was duly adopted in accordance with the provisions of Section 242 of the General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware.|
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Corporation has caused this Certificate of Amendment of the Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation to be executed and acknowledged by its duly appointed officer as of this 28 th day of February, 2019.
|By:||/s/ Molly Henderson|
|Chief Financial Officer,|
|Executive Vice President and Corporate Secretary|