$CUR Form 8-K

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Form 8-K for NEURALSTEM, INC.


22-Apr-2016

Notice of Delisting or Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Rule or Standard;

Item 3.01 Notice of Delisting or Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Rule or Standard; Transfer of Listing.On April 20, 2016, Neuralstem, Inc. (the “Company”) received a written notice (the “Notice”) from the NASDAQ Stock Market LLC (“NASDAQ”) that the Company is not in compliance with NASDAQ Listing Rule 5550(a)(2), as the minimum bid price of the Company’s common stock has been below $1.00 per share for 30 consecutive business days. The Notice has no immediate effect on the listing of the Company’s common stock, and its common stock will continue to trade on the NASDAQ Capital Market under the symbol “CUR” at this time.

In accordance with NASDAQ Listing Rule 5810(c)(3)(A), the Company has a period of 180 calendar days, or until October 17, 2016, to regain compliance with the minimum bid price requirement. To regain compliance, the closing bid price of the Company’s common stock must meet or exceed $1.00 per share for at least ten consecutive business days during this 180 calendar day period.

In the event the Company does not regain compliance by October 17, 2016, the Company may be eligible for an additional 180 calendar day grace period if it meets the initial listing standards, with the exception of bid price, for the NASDAQ Capital Market, and provides written notice to NASDAQ of its intention to cure the deficiency during the second compliance period, by effecting a reverse stock split, if necessary. If the Company does not regain compliance within the allotted compliance period(s), including any extensions that may be granted by NASDAQ, NASDAQ will provide notice that the Company’s common stock will be subject to delisting. The Company would then be entitled to appeal the determination to a NASDAQ Listing Qualifications Panel and request a hearing.

The Company intends to monitor the closing bid price of its common stock and consider its available options to resolve its noncompliance with the minimum bid price requirement. No determination regarding the Company’s response to the Notice has been made at this time. There can be no assurance that the Company will be able to regain compliance with the minimum bid price requirement or will otherwise be in compliance with the other listing standards for the NASDAQ Capital Market.

A copy of the Company’s press release dated April 21, 2016, announcing the receipt of the Notice is attached to this report as Exhibit 99.01 and incorporated herein by reference.

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