8-K 1 f8k121719_futurefintech.htm CURRENT REPORT


Washington, DC 20549






Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):

December 17, 2019


Future FinTech Group Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Florida   000-34502   98-0222013
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
  (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer
Identification No.)


23F, China Development Bank Tower,

No. 2, Gaoxin 1st Road, Xi’an, China 710075

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)


(86-29) 8187-8277

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)



(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)


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Emerging growth company ☐


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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class   Trading Symbol(s)   Name of each exchange
on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share   FTFT   Nasdaq Stock Market





Item 8.01. Other Events.

On August 22, 2019, Future FinTech Group Inc. (the “Company”) received a subpoena from the SEC’s Division of Enforcement requiring us to produce documents and other information relating to our changes of auditors early this year, our block-chain based Chain Cloud Shopping Mall 2.0 and update of legal proceedings previously filed in our 2017 10-K and 2018 10-Qs. We are required to produce all responsive documents created during, or concerning, the period January 1, 2017 to the present, unless otherwise specified.


We are cooperating with the SEC’s investigation and have provided responsive documents and information requested in the subpoena. In the event the Company locates additional responsive documents, we expect to produce them promptly to the SEC. We also expect to make officers or other employees available to be interviewed by the SEC with regard to the subject matters identified in the subpoena.


The Company is unable to predict, what action, if any, might be taken in the future by the SEC or any other governmental authority as a result of the subpoena. There can be no assurance that the SEC will not commence an enforcement action against us or members of our management, or as to the ultimate resolution of any enforcement action that the SEC may decide to bring. Under applicable law, the SEC has the ability to impose significant sanctions on companies and individuals who are found to have violated the provisions of applicable federal securities laws, including cease and desist orders, civil money penalties, and barring individuals from serving as directors or officers of public companies. We have expended significant financial and managerial resources responding to the SEC subpoena. Defending any enforcement action brought by the SEC against us would involve further significant expenditures and the resolution of any such enforcement action could have a material adverse effect on our business, financial condition, results of operations and cash flows. 






Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


  Future FinTech Group Inc.
Date: December 17, 2019 By: /s/ Yongke Xue
  Name:  Yongke Xue
  Title: Chief Executive Officer