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): July 1, 2020
ARCH THERAPEUTICS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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|235 Walnut Street, Suite 6|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (617) 431-2313
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On July 1, 2020, the Arch Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) held a special meeting of stockholders (the “Special Meeting”) at which the Company’s proposal to increase the total number of authorized shares of common stock that it may issue from 300 million to 800 million (the “Charter Amendment Proposal”) was submitted to a stockholder vote. A more detailed description of the Charter Amendment Proposal is set forth in the Company’s Definitive Proxy Statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 5, 2020.
A total of 140,938,895 shares were represented in person or by proxy at the Special Meeting, out of 187,862,947 shares outstanding and entitled to vote as of the record date. Stockholders approved the Charter Amendment, and the following is a tabulation of the voting on the Charter Amendment Proposal presented at the Special Meeting:
Proposal No. 1 – Proposal to Increase the Company’s Authorized Capital to 800,000,000 Shares of Common Stock.
|Shares Voted For||Shares Voted Against||Abstentions|
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.
|ARCH THERAPEUTICS, INC.|
|Dated: July 1, 2020||By:||/s/ Terrence W. Norchi, M.D.|
|Name: Terrence W. Norchi, M.D.|
|Title: President, Chief Executive Officer|