SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Hislop Colin

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O ANTHERA PHARMACEUTICALS
25801 INDUSTRIAL BLVD SUITE B

(Street)
HAYWARD CA 94545

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Anthera Pharmaceuticals Inc [ ANTH ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chief Medical Officer
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
01/03/2013
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 01/03/2013 F 4,560 (1) D $0.69 (2) 84,959 (3) D
Common Stock 15,183 I By The Hislop-Burton Family Trust
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Explanation of Responses:
1. Shares forfeited in lieu of payment of tax liability in connection with the vesting of 9,923 performance shares, which represent the portion of the Reporting Person's 2011 performance share award (made pursuant to the 2010 Stock Option and Incentive Plan )
2. The number of shares forfeited by the Reporting Person was based on the closing price of the Issuer's common stock on January 3, 2013, the vesting date of the 2012 Grant
3. Includes 2,941 shares acquired under the Issuer 2010 Employee Stock Purchase Plan on June 30, 2012 and 7,059 shares acquired under the issuer 2010 Employee Stock Purchase Plan on December 31, 2012.
Remarks:
/s/ Colin Hislop 01/07/2013
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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