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): May 24, 2016 (May 20, 2016)
Lightwave Logic, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
(Commission File Number)
1831 Lefthand Circle, Suite C, Longmont, CO
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (720) 340-4949
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
Adoption of 2016 Equity Incentive Plan
At the 2016 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the Annual Meeting) of Lightwave Logic, Inc. (the Company) held on Friday, May 20, 2016, the Companys shareholders approved the Companys 2016 Equity Incentive Plan (the Plan) to ensure that the Company has adequate ways in which to provide stock based compensation to its directors, officers, employees, and consultants. The number of shares of common stock available for future issuance under the Plan is 3,000,000. The Companys Board of Directors previously approved the Plan, subject to stockholder approval. The Companys executive officers are eligible to participate in the Plan. A summary of the Plan is set forth in the Companys definitive proxy statement for the Annual Meeting filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 20, 2016. A copy of the Plan is filed with the Proxy Statement.
Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
The 2016 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the Annual Meeting) of Lightwave Logic, Inc. (the Company) was held on Friday, May 20, 2016. As of the close of business on April 20, 2016, the Company had outstanding 65,598,161 shares of common stock, of which 39,552,629 shares were represented at the meeting by proxy and in person; accordingly a quorum was constituted. The matters voted upon and the final results of the voting were as follows:
Proposal 1: Election of Directors
The following persons were elected to the Board of Directors to serve until the 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders or until their successors have been duly elected or appointed and qualified:
Joseph A. Miller, Jr.
Ronald A. Bucchi
Michael S. Lebby
Proposal 2: Adoption of the Companys 2016 Equity Incentive Plan
The following votes were cast with respect to Proposal 2. The proposal was approved.
Proposal 3: Ratify Morison Cogen LLP as the Companys Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
The following votes were cast with respect to Proposal 3. The proposal was approved.
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.
LIGHTWAVE LOGIC, INC.
/s/ James S. Marcelli
James S. Marcelli
Dated: May 24, 2016