SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER
PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16
UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the Month of June 2021
Commission File Number: 001-38547
Autolus Therapeutics plc
(Translation of registrant’s name into English)
58 Wood Lane
London W12 7RZ
(Address of principal executive office)
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Autolus Publishes Annual Report and Notice of Annual General Meeting
On May 21, 2021, Autolus Therapeutics plc (the “Company”) published its UK Annual Report and Accounts for the 12-month period ended December 31, 2020 (the “UK Annual Report”) and distributed a notice of its annual general meeting (“AGM”), a form of proxy and its UK Annual Report to its ordinary shareholders.
The UK Annual Report, AGM Notice and Form of Proxy are furnished herewith as Exhibits 1, 2, and 3, respectively, to this Report on Form 6-K.
The information contained in the UK Annual Report shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, unless expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
Autolus Announces Results of Annual General Meeting
On June 18, 2021, the Company held its 2021 Annual General Meeting (the “Annual General Meeting”). At the Annual General Meeting, all six resolutions set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting sent to shareholders were duly proposed and passed.
Each of the following ordinary resolutions (requiring a simple majority) were duly proposed and approved on a poll:
To receive and approve the Company’s annual accounts for the 12-month period ended 31 December 2020 and the associated reports of the directors and auditors.
To approve the Directors’ Remuneration Report.
To re-appoint Ernst & Young LLP as auditors of the Company to hold office of from the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting until the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting of the Company to be held in 2022 and to authorize the directors to fix the auditors’ remuneration.
To re-elect Ms. L Bain as a director.
To re-elect Ms. C Butitta as a director.
To re-elect Dr. C Itin as a director.
The results are in line with the recommendations made by the Company’s board of directors.
The full text of each resolution passed at the Annual General Meeting was set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting sent to shareholders on May 21, 2021. Such Notice of Annual General Meeting is being furnished herewith as Exhibit 2 and is also available for viewing on the Company’s website at www.autolus.com.
|1||Annual Report and Accounts for the 12-month period ended December 31, 2020|
|2||Notice of Annual General Meeting|
|3||Form of Proxy|
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, thereunto duly authorized.
|Autolus Therapeutics plc|
|Date: June 30, 2021||By:|
/s/ Christian Itin
|Name Christian Itin, Ph.D.|
|Title: Chief Executive Officer|