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 11, 2018, OPKO Health, Inc. (“OPKO” or the “Company”) issued a press release regarding Nasdaq’s decision to halt trading in OPKO’s common stock in connection with the lawsuit previously reported in the Company’s Current Report on Form 8-K filed on September 10, 2018 (the “Lawsuit”). 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, at 14:34:38 Eastern Daylight Time, Nasdaq halted trading in the Company’s common stock pending receipt from the Company of information requested by the exchange related to the allegations contained in the Lawsuit. Nasdaq has advised the Company that trading will remain halted until the exchange is satisfied with OPKO’s response to Nasdaq’s request for information

ITEM 9.01.
 
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
 
(d)
Exhibits
 
 
 
Exhibit No.
 
Description
 
 
99.1
 
Press Release of the Company dated September 11, 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 11, 2018
 
Name:
Adam Logal
 
 
Title:
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer