REAL GOODS SOLAR, INC. (NASDAQ:RGSE) Files An 8-K Termination of a Material Definitive Agreement
Item 1.02 Termination of a Material Definitive Agreement.
The disclosure under Item 5.02 below is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 2.05 Costs Associated with Exit or Disposal Activities.
The disclosure under Item 8.01 below is incorporated herein by reference. The Company does not expect to incur any material charges under generally accepted accounting principles applicable to the Company as a result. At the time of filing of this Current Report on Form 8-K, the Company is unable in good faith to make a determination of the estimates required by Item 2.05 of Current Report on Form 8-K.
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
The disclosure under Item 8.01 below is incorporated herein by reference. On January 31, 2020, the board of directors of Real Goods Solar, Inc. (the “Company”) terminated Dennis Lacey without cause from all positions with the Company, including his positions as Chief Executive Officer and Secretary, effective January 31, 2020, and terminated his employment agreement. Mr. Lacey has informed the Company that he waives any and all rights to rights to severance payments under his employment agreement.
On February 4, 2020, the independent members of the board of directors of Real Goods Solar, Inc., Ian Bowles and George Neble informed the Company that they have waived their accrued and unpaid director fees.
Item 8.01 Other Events.
On January 31, 2020, the board of directors of Real Goods Solar, Inc. (the “Company”), determined to cease all business activities, to terminate all of the Company’s employees, and to commence a plan of action to file a voluntary petition for relief under the provisions of Chapter 7 of Title 11 of the United States code, 11 U.S.C section 101 et seq. in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the State of Colorado. On the same day, the Company terminated all of its employees and the Company’s board of directors appointed Mr. Lacey as the Company’s authorized signatory and representative for the time being.
On January 31, 2020, the OTC Market Group, Inc. notified the Company that quotation of the Company’s Class A common stock would be moved from the OTCQX to the OTC Pink market at the close of business on Friday, January 31, 2020.