Prothena Corporation plc
Prothena Corp plc (Form: 8-K, Received: 05/22/2015 14:18:41)


UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
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FORM 8-K  
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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 21, 2015
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PROTHENA CORPORATION PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
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Ireland
 
001-35676
 
98-1111119
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
 
(Commission
File Number)
 
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
 
 
 
Alexandra House
The Sweepstakes, Ballsbridge
Dublin 4, Ireland
(Address of principal executive offices including Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 011-353-1-902-3519
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report.)  
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Item 5.07.
Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

On May 21, 2015, Prothena Corporation plc (the “Company”) held its 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 2, 2015:


Proposal No. 1: Election of Directors. The following individuals were re-elected to the Company’s Board of Directors to hold office until no later than the 2018 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
Shane M. Cooke
 
19,932,909

 
2,334,228

 
9,136

 
2,659,514

Lars G. Ekman
 
19,861,764

 
2,405,348

 
9,161

 
2,659,514



Proposal No. 2: Ratification of Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm. The shareholders ratified, in a non-binding vote, the appointment of KPMG LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm of the Company for its fiscal year ending December 31, 2015.
For
 
Against
 
Abstain
24,835,807
 
64,767
 
35,213


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 22, 2015
PROTHENA CORPORATION PLC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
By:
 
/s/ Tran B. Nguyen
 
 
Name:
 
Tran B. Nguyen
 
 
Title:
 
Chief Financial Officer