SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 6, 2018
ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
3611 Valley Centre Drive, Suite 300
San Diego, California
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (858) 558-2871
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
|(e)||On June 6, 2018, the stockholders of ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Registrant) approved an amendment to Registrants 2010 Equity Incentive Plan, as amended, to, among other things, increase the aggregate number of shares of common stock authorized for issuance under the plan by 6,700,000 shares.|
The foregoing description of Registrants 2010 Equity Incentive Plan, as amended, does not purport to be complete, and is qualified in its entirety by reference to Exhibit 99.1 to this Report, as well as the description of the 2010 Equity Incentive Plan, as amended, included in Registrants definitive proxy statement (the proxy statement) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 30, 2018.
Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
|(a)||Registrant held its 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders on June 6, 2018 (the 2018 Annual Meeting).|
|(b)||The election of three nominees to serve as Class II directors on Registrants Board of Directors (the Board) until Registrants 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders was carried out at the 2018 Annual Meeting. The following three Class II directors were elected by the votes indicated:|
In addition to the election of three Class II directors, the following matters were submitted to a vote of the stockholders at the 2018 Annual Meeting:
|(i)||the approval of an amendment to Registrants 2010 Equity Incentive Plan, as amended, to, among other things, increase the aggregate number of shares of common stock authorized for issuance under the plan by 6,700,000 shares, which was approved by the following vote:|
|(ii)||the approval, on an advisory basis, of the compensation of Registrants named executive officers, as disclosed in the proxy statement, which was approved by the following vote:|
|(iii)||the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as Registrants independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018 was ratified by the following vote:|
Each of the foregoing voting results from the 2018 Annual Meeting is final.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||2010 Equity Incentive Plan, as amended|
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.
|Date: June 8, 2018||ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc.|
|Name:||Glenn F. Baity|
|Title:||EVP, General Counsel & Secretary|