UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
 
FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 7, 2018

OPKO Health, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

Delaware
 
001-33528
 
75-2402409
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
 
(Commission
File Number)
 
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

4400 Biscayne Blvd. Miami, Florida
 
33137
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
 
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (305) 575-4100

Not Applicable
Former name or former address, if changed since last report


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ITEM 7.01.

 
Regulation FD Disclosure.

On September 7, 2018, OPKO Health, Inc. (“OPKO” or the “Company”) issued a press release regarding the lawsuit described in Item 8.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K; a copy of such press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated in this Item 7.01 by reference. The information included in this Item 7.01 and in Exhibit 99.1 shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.

ITEM 8.01.
 
Other Events.
On September 7, 2018, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York against a number of individuals and entities, including OPKO, its CEO and Chairman, Dr. Phillip Frost, and Frost Gamma Investments Trust, an entity affiliated with Dr. Frost, alleging violations of the Securities Act, the Exchange Act and rules promulgated thereunder.

ITEM 9.01.
 
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
 
(d)
Exhibits
Exhibit No.
 
Description
 
 
99.1
 
Press Release of the Company dated September 7, 2018




Exhibit List

 
 
 
Exhibit No.
 
Description
 
 
99.1
 




SIGNATURES
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.

 
 
OPKO Health, Inc.
 
 
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ Adam Logal
Date: September 10, 2018
 
Name:
Adam Logal
 
 
Title:
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer