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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): August 2, 2022


Unicycive Therapeutics, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Delaware   001-40582   81-3638692
(State or other jurisdiction of   (Commission File Number)   IRS Employer
incorporation or organization)       Identification No.)


4300 El Camino Real, Suite 210

Los Alto, CA 94022

(Address of principal executive offices)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (650) 351-4495


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


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    UNCY    Nasdaq Capital Market 


Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:


Written communication pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)


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Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))


Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))


Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in 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


If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.







Item 3.01Notice of Delisting or Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Rule or Standard; Transfer of Listing


On August 2, 2022, Unicycive Therapeutics, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), received written notice (the “Notice”) from the Nasdaq Stock Market, LLC (“Nasdaq”) indicating that the bid price for the Company’s common stock (the “Common Stock”), for the last 30 consecutive business days, had closed below the minimum $1.00 per share and, as a result, the Company is not in compliance with the $1.00 minimum bid price requirement for the continued listing on the Nasdaq Capital Market, as set forth in Nasdaq Listing Rule 5550(a)(2). The Notice has no effect at this time of the Common Stock, which continues to trade on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the symbol “UNCY”.


In accordance with the Nasdaq Listing Rule 5810(c)(3)(A), the Company has a period of 180 calendar days, or until January 30, 2023, to regain compliance with the minimum bid price requirement. To regain compliance, the closing bid price of the Common Stock must meet or exceed $1.00 per share for a minimum of ten consecutive business days during this 180 day period.


If the Company is not in compliance by January 30, 2023, the Company may qualify for a second 180 calendar day compliance period. If the Company does not qualify for, or fails to regain compliance during the second compliance period, then the Nasdaq will notify the Company of its determination to delist its Common Stock, at which point the Company would have an option to appeal the delisting determination to a Nasdaq hearings panel.


The Company intends to actively monitor the closing bid price of its Common Stock and may, if appropriate, consider implementing available options to regain compliance with the minimum bid price under the Nasdaq Listing Rules.


This Current Report on Form 8-K contains forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, statements regarding the Company’s ability to regain compliance with the minimum bid price requirement, the Company’s intentions to actively monitor closing bid price of its Common Stock and the Company’s plans to consider implementing available options to regain compliance with the minimum bid price requirement. The Company’s actual results and the timing of events could differ materially from those anticipated in such forward-looking statements as a result of these risks and uncertainties, including the risk that the Company may not meet the minimum bid price requirement during any compliance period or in the future, the risk that the Company may not otherwise meet the requirements for continued listing under the Nasdaq Listing Rules, the risk that Nasdaq may not grant the Company relief from delisting if necessary, the risk that the Company may not ultimately meet applicable Nasdaq requirements if any such relief is necessary, among other risks and uncertainties. A further description of the risks and uncertainties relating to the business of the Company is contained in the Company’s most recent annual report on Form 10-K, the Company’s quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, and Current Reports on Form 8-K, as well as any amendments thereto reflected in subsequent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company undertakes no duty or obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this report as a result of new information, future events or changes in its expectations.







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.


Dated: August 8, 2022


  By: /s/ Shalabh Gupta
    Shalabh Gupta
    Chief Executive Officer