SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or Section 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) July 28, 2008 (July 24, 2008)
BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
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801 Corporate Center Drive, Suite #210
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Registrants telephone number, including area code: (919) 582-9050
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 7.01 and 8.01. Regulation FD Disclosure and Other Events.
(a) On July 24, 2008, BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (the Company) held its 2008 annual meeting of stockholders (the Annual Meeting). At the Annual Meeting, a majority of the Companys shares of common stock represented at the Annual Meeting approved the following proposals:
|1.||To elect all five (5) members of the Companys Board of Directors to serve until the 2009, 2010 and 2011 Annual Meetings of Stockholders, as applicable, and until their successors are duly elected and qualified;|
|2.||To amend the Companys Certificate of Incorporation to create a classified board of directors comprised of three classes with staggered terms, with the following members of the Companys Board of Directors serving in the following classes:|
Class One (serving for a term of one year, through 2009): Dr. Frank E. ODonnell, Jr.
Class Two (standing for a term of two years, through 2010): John J. Shea and Dr. Mark Sirgo
Class Three (standing for a term of three years, through 2011): William B. Stone and William S. Poole; and
|3.||To ratify the appointment by the Audit Committee of the Companys Board of Directors of Cherry, Bekaert & Holland, L.L.P. as the Companys independent auditors for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2008.|
A copy of the Amendment to the Companys Certificate of Incorporate, filed with the Secretary of State of Delaware of July 25, 2008, is attached to this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 3.1.
(b) On July 28, 2008, the Company issued a press release regarding the initiation of its first Phase I clinical study assessing the safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetics of Bioral® Amphotericin B. The press release is attached to this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|Amendment to the Companys Certificate of Incorporation, filed July 25, 2008.|
|Press release, dated July 25, 2008, relating to the initiation of a Phase I clinical study assessing the safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetics of Bioral® Amphotericin B.|
This Current Report on Form 8-K and the exhibits hereto may contain, among other things, certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including, without limitation, statements with respect to the Companys plans, objectives, expectations and intentions and other statements identified by words such as may, could, would, should, believes, expects, anticipates, estimates, intends, plans or similar expressions. These statements are based upon the current beliefs and expectations of the Companys management and are subject to significant risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ from those set forth in the forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements involve certain risks and uncertainties that are subject to change based on various factors (many of which are beyond the Companys control).
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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
July 28, 2008
|BIODELIVERY SCIENCES INTERNATIONAL, INC.|
|James A. McNulty|
|Secretary, Treasurer and Chief Financial|