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): January 6, 2020
ODYSSEY MARINE EXPLORATION, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
|(Commission File Number)|| |
205 S. Hoover Blvd., Suite 205
Tampa, Florida 33609
(Address of Principal Executive Offices and Zip Code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (813) 876-1776
(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
|Common Stock,||OMEX||NASDAQ Capital Market|
|par value $0.0001 per share|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging Growth Company ☐
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐
|Item 3.01|| |
Notice of Delisting or Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Rule or Standard; Transfer of Listing.
On January 6, 2020, Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc. (the Company) was notified by the Listing Qualifications Staff of The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC (NASDAQ) that the Company did not satisfy the minimum $35 million market value of the listed securities requirement for 30 consecutive business days, as required under NASDAQ Listing Rule 5550(b)(2) for the Nasdaq Capital Market. In accordance with the NASDAQ Listing Rules, the Company has been provided a 180 calendar day period, ending July 6, 2020, to regain compliance with the market capitalization requirement. In order to achieve compliance, the Company must evidence a market value of listed securities of at least $35 million for a minimum of ten consecutive business days, four of which have already been achieved.
The notice has no present impact on the listing of the Companys securities on NASDAQ.
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.
|ODYSSEY MARINE EXPLORATION, INC.|
|Dated: January 10, 2020||By:||/s/ Jay A. Nudi|
|Jay A. Nudi|
|Chief Financial Officer|