8-K 1 onct-8k_20200318.htm 8-K - ANNUAL MEETING onct-8k_20200318.htm












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


Date of report (Date of earliest event reported) March 18, 2020

Oncternal Therapeutics, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)







(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)


(Commission File


(IRS Employer Identification No.)


12230 El Camino Real Suite 300
San Diego, California



(Address of Principal Executive Offices)


(Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (858) 434-1113


(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)


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


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Trading Symbol(s)


Name of each exchange on which registered

Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share




Nasdaq Global Select Market


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 


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Item 5.08

Shareholder Director Nominations.


On March 17, 2020, the Board of Directors of Oncternal Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) established that the Company’s 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “2020 Annual Meeting”) will be held on Thursday, June 11, 2020. The record date for the determination of stockholders of the Company entitled to receive notice of and to vote at the 2020 Annual Meeting shall be the close of business on Monday, April 13, 2020.


Any stockholder who intends to submit a proposal regarding a director nomination or who intends to submit a proposal regarding any other matter of business at the 2020 Annual Meeting must deliver a notice of any such nomination or proposal (including any additional information specified in the Company’s bylaws) to the Corporate Secretary at the Company’s principal executive offices on or before the close of business on March 28, 2020. The March 28, 2020 deadline will also apply in determining whether notice of a stockholder proposal is timely for purposes of exercising discretionary voting authority with respect to proxies under Rule 14a-4(c)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”).  


To be considered for inclusion in this year’s proxy materials for the 2020 Annual Meeting, stockholder proposals must be submitted in writing by March 28, 2020, which the Company has determined is a reasonable time before the Company plans to first mail its proxy materials for the 2020 Annual Meeting. In addition to complying with this deadline, stockholder proposals intended to be considered for inclusion in the Company’s proxy materials for the 2020 Annual Meeting must also comply with all applicable rules and regulations promulgated by the SEC under the Exchange Act, including Rule 14a-8.


Any stockholder proposal for inclusion in the Company’s proxy materials, notice of proposed business to be brought before the 2020 Annual Meeting or director nomination should be sent to Oncternal Therapeutics, Inc., 12230 El Camino Real, Suite 300, San Diego, CA 92130, Attention: Corporate Secretary.






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.








Oncternal Therapeutics, Inc.



 Date: March 18, 2020


/s/ Richard G. Vincent




Name: Richard G. Vincent




Title: Secretary