ANTHERA PHARMACEUTICALS,INC. (NASDAQ:ANTH) Files An 8-K Notice of Delisting or Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Rule or Standard; Transfer of Listing

ANTHERA PHARMACEUTICALS,INC. (NASDAQ:ANTH) Files An 8-K Notice of Delisting or Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Rule or Standard; Transfer of Listing
Item 3.01. Notice of Delisting or Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Rule or Standard; Transfer of Listing.

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On January 24, 2018, Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the “Company”) received formal notification from The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC (“Nasdaq”) that the Nasdaq Hearings Panel (the “Panel”) had determined to grant the Company’s request for the transfer of its listing from The Nasdaq Global Market to The Nasdaq Capital Market, to an extension through May 14, 2018 to evidence compliance with all applicable requirements for continued listing on Nasdaq. The Company is taking definitive steps to timely evidence compliance with the terms of the Panel’s decision; however, there can be no assurance that it will be able to do so.

As previously disclosed, on November 17, 2017, the Company received written notice from the Nasdaq Listing Qualifications Staff (the “Staff”) indicating that, due to the Company’s continued non-compliance with Listing Rule 5450(b)(1)(A) (the “Minimum Stockholders’ Equity Rule”) requirement for continued listing on The Nasdaq Global Market, the Staff had determined to delist the Company’s securities from The Nasdaq Global Market unless the Company timely requested a hearing before the Panel. The Panel’s decision, dated January 24, 2018, follows the Company’s hearing before the Panel, at which it requested the transfer of its listing to The Nasdaq Capital Market to an extension through May 14, 2018 to evidence full compliance with all applicable requirements for the continued listing on Nasdaq.

The Company issued a press release regarding the notice received from the Staff. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.


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About ANTHERA PHARMACEUTICALS,INC. (NASDAQ:ANTH)

Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Anthera) is a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products to treat serious diseases associated with inflammation, including enzyme replacement therapies and autoimmune diseases. The Company has two Phase III product candidates, liprotamase also known as Sollpura and blisibimod. Sollpura is a non-porcine investigational Pancreatic Enzyme Replacement Therapy (PERT) intended for the treatment of patients with Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (EPI), often seen in patients with cystic fibrosis and other conditions. Blisibimod targets B-cell activating factor (BAFF), which has been shown to be elevated in a range of B-cell mediated autoimmune diseases, including systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), or lupus, Immunoglobulin A nephropathy (IgA) nephropathy, lupus nephritis and others.

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