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): March 1, 2019
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)
|(State or Other Jurisdiction
|(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer|
1925 W. Field Court, Suite 300, Lake
Forest, Illinois 60045
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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|Item 7.01||Regulation FD Disclosure|
On March 1, 2019, Akorn, Inc. (“Akorn” or the “Company”) issued a press release announcing that the Delaware Court of Chancery has denied a request by Fresenius Kabi AG to bring a fraud claim against Akorn. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
The information in this Item 7.01, including exhibit 99.1 attached hereto, shall not be deemed to be "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the "Exchange Act") or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed to be incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits|
|Exhibit No.||Description of Exhibit|
|99.1||Press release dated March 1, 2019, entitled “Akorn Comments on Favorable Court Order.”|
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: March 1, 2019||By:||/s/ Duane A. Portwood|
|Name: Duane A. Portwood|
|Title: Chief Financial Officer|