Washington, D.C. 20549


Form 8-K


Current Report

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


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):  May 26, 2017



(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Nevada   000-55330   46-4744124

(State or other jurisdiction of



(Commission File Number)


  (IRS Employer Identification No.)



401 Wilshire Blvd., 12th Floor

Santa Monica, CA




(Address of Principal Executive Offices)


  (Zip Code)


(424) 252-4756

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code

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


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Emerging growth company x


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 8.01Other Events.


On May 26, 2017, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Opiant Pharmaceuticals, Inc. voted to expand the Compensation Committee of the Board (the “Compensation Committee”) from two independent members to three independent members and appointed Gabrielle A. Silver, MD to the Compensation Committee. Following Dr. Silver’s appointment, the Compensation Committee is comprised of Ann MacDougall, JD (Chairperson), Dr. Silver and Thomas T. Thomas.






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.



    Opiant Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Date: May 30, 2017 By: /s/ Dr. Roger Crystal
    Name: Dr. Roger Crystal
    Title: Chief Executive Officer