Prothena Corporation plc
Prothena Corp plc (Form: 8-K, Received: 05/28/2013 17:03:29)

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 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): May 22, 2013

 

 

Prothena Corporation plc

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

Ireland

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

001-35676   Not Applicable

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification Number)

650 Gateway Boulevard

South San Francisco, California 94080

(Address of principal executive offices, including Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (650) 837-8550

 

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

¨ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

¨ Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

On May 22, 2013, Prothena Corporation plc (the “Company”) held its 2013 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders, at which the shareholders of the Company voted on the following two proposals, each of which is described in detail in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 10, 2013:

Proposal No. 1: Re-Election of Directors. The following individuals were re-elected to the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”) to hold office until the 2016 annual general meeting of shareholders or until their successors are elected and have been qualified, or until such director’s earlier death, resignation or removal:

 

Nominee

   For      Against      Abstain      Broker
Non-Votes
 

Dr. Lars G. Ekman

     11,646,068         427,131         2,682         1,456,369   

Dr. Christopher S. Henney

     11,672,146         400,386         3,349         1,456,369   

Proposal No. 2: Ratification of the Selection of the Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm and Authorization of the Audit Committee of the Board to Determine their Remuneration. The shareholders ratified, in a non-binding vote, the selection of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2013 and authorized, in a binding vote, the Audit Committee of the Board to determine KPMG LLP’s remuneration.

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstain

13,400,790

  112,270   19,190

 


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

Date: May 28, 2013     PROTHENA CORPORATION PLC
    By:  

/s/ Dale B. Schenk

    Name:   Dale B. Schenk
    Title:   Chief Executive Officer