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|CIPHER PHARMACEUTICALS INC filed this Form S-8 POS on 12/21/2016|
As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on December 20, 2016
Registration No. 333-205112
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
POST-EFFECTIVE AMENDMENT NO. 1
THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933
CIPHER PHARMACEUTICALS INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
2345 Argentia Road, Suite 100A
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Cipher Pharmaceuticals Inc. Stock Option Plan
111 Eighth Avenue, 13th Floor
New York, New York 10011
(Name and address of agent for service)
(Telephone number, including area code, of agent for service)
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, a non-accelerated filer or a smaller reporting company. See definitions of “large accelerated filer”, “accelerated filer”, and “smaller reporting company” in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act:
DEREGISTRATION OF SECURITIES
This Post-Effective Amendment No. 1 (this “Post-Effective Amendment”) relates to the Registration Statement of Cipher Pharmaceuticals Inc. (the “Company”) on Form S-8 (Registration No. 333-205112), filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 19, 2015 (the “Registration Statement”), which registered the offering of common shares (“Common Shares”), subject to awards of stock options (collectively with the Common Shares, the “Securities”), under the Cipher Pharmaceuticals Inc. Stock Option Plan.
In accordance with an undertaking made by the Company in the Registration Statement to remove from registration by means of post-effective amendment any Securities which remain unsold at the termination of the offering, the Company hereby amends the Registration Statement to deregister any Securities registered but unsold under the Registration Statement as of the date hereof.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act, the registrant certifies that it has reasonable grounds to believe that it meets all the requirements for filing this Post-Effective Amendment No. 1 to the Registration Statement on Form S-8 and has duly caused this Registration Statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, on this 20th day of December 2016.
Each person whose signature appears below constitutes and appoints Stephen Lemieux, his true and lawful attorney-in-fact and agent, with full power of substitution and resubstitution, for him and in his name, place and stead, in any and all capacities, to sign any and all amendments (including post-effective amendments) to this Registration Statement and any and all other documents and instruments incidental thereto, and to file the same, with all exhibits thereto, and all documents in connection therewith, with the Securities and Exchange Commission and any other regulatory authority, granting unto said attorney-in-fact and agent full power and authority to do and perform each and every act and thing requisite and necessary to be done, as fully to all intents and purposes as he might or could do in person, hereby ratifying and confirming all that said attorney-in-fact and agent, or his substitute, may lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act, this Post-Effective Amendment to the Registration Statement on Form S-8 has been signed below by the following persons in the capacities and on the date indicated.