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 21, 2019
PROTHENA CORPORATION PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
77 Sir John Rogerson's Quay, Block C
Grand Canal Docklands
Dublin 2, D02 T804, Ireland
(Address of principal executive offices, including Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 011-353-1-236-2500
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of Each Class
Name of Each Exchange on Which Registered
Ordinary Shares, par value $0.01 per share
The Nasdaq Global Select Market
Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On May 21, 2019, Prothena Corporation plc (the "Company") held its annual general meeting of shareholders (the "Annual Meeting"), at which the Company's shareholders voted on the following proposals, each of which is described in the Company's definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 28, 2019 (the "Proxy Statement"):
Proposal No. 1: Election of Directors. The shareholders re-elected the following individuals to the Company's Board of Directors to hold office until no later than the annual general meeting of shareholders in 2022:
K. Anders O. Härfstrand
Christopher S. Henney
Proposal No. 2: Ratification of Appointment of the Company's Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm for 2019 and Authorization of the Board of Directors to Approve the Remuneration of that Auditor. The shareholders ratified, in a non-binding vote, the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for its fiscal year ending December 31, 2019 and authorized, in a binding vote, the Company's Board of Directors, acting through its Audit Committee, to approve the remuneration of that auditor.
Proposal No. 3: Approval of Compensation of the Company's Named Executive Officers. The shareholders approved, in a non-binding advisory vote, the compensation of the Company's executive officers named in the Proxy Statement.
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.
May 24, 2019
PROTHENA CORPORATION PLC
/s/ Tran B. Nguyen
Tran B. Nguyen
Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer