SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER PURSUANT TO
SECTION 13a-16 OR
15d-16 UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
April 28, 2022
(Commission file number)
Forward Pharma A/S
(Translation of registrant’s name into English)
Østergade 24A, 1st Floor
1100 Copenhagen K, Denmark
(Address of principal executive office)
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.
Form 20-F x Form 40-F ¨
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Item 1. Submission of Application for Debtor-in-Possession
On April 28, 2022, in connection with the previously disclosed ongoing tax audit in Germany and in anticipation of the receipt of the final tax assessment from the German tax authorities, Forward Pharma GmbH (“FP GmbH”), a wholly owned indirect subsidiary of Forward Pharma A/S (the “Company”), submitted an application to request that the German courts allow FP GmbH to enter into debtor-in-possession (“DIP”) proceedings.
For more information regarding the ongoing tax audit in Germany and DIP proceedings, please see the Company’s Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2021 and the consolidated financial statements included therein.
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: May 2, 2022||Forward Pharma A/S|
|By:||/s/ Claus Bo Svendsen|
|Name: Claus Bo Svendsen|
|Title: Chief Executive Officer|