VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / February 11, 2020 / EastWest Bioscience Inc. (“EastWest” or the “Corporation”) announces that it filed its interim financial statements for the three months ended October 31, 2019, related management discussion and analysis and applicable officer certificates (collectively, the “Quarter One Filings”). The Interim Filings can be accessed on the Company’s SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com. The Corporation is now current on its continuous disclosure requirements.
On November 29, 2019, the Corporation announced the delay in the filing of its audited annual financial statements for the year ended July 31, 2019 and related management discussion and analysis and certifications (collectively, the “Annual Filings”) by the filing deadline of November 28, 2019.
The Corporation applied for and was granted management cease trade orders in respect of the delayed Annual Filings (the “MCTO”) by the British Columbia Securities Commission and the Financial and Consumer Affairs Division of Saskatchewan.
The Corporation announced on December 27, 2019 that the Corporation anticipated that its Quarter One Filings, which were due on December 31, 2019, would not be filed by the filing deadline, and will be filed after the Annual Filings are completed and filed.
The Corporation announced on January 31, 2020 that it had filed its Annual Filings and that the Corporation applied to and was granted an extension to the MCTO in respect to the delayed 2020 Quarter One Filings by the British Columbia Securities Commission, the principal regulator of the Corporation, to February 7, 2020.
On February 10, 2020, the British Columbia Securities Commission confirmed that the Corporation had filed the required records and ordered that the MCTO has been revoked. On February 11, 2020, the Financial and Consumer Affairs Division of Saskatchewan indicated that it was in the process of revoking the MCTO.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
EASTWEST BIOSCIENCE GROUP
Chief Executive Officer and Director
Chief Financial Officer
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