Vycor Medical, Inc. (OTCMKTS:VYCO) Files An 8-K Changes in Registrant’s Certifying AccountantItem 4.01 Change in Registrant’s Certifying Accountant
Paritz & Company, P.A. (“Paritz”), the independent registered public accounting firm to Vycor Medical, Inc. (the “Company”), announced effective October 9, 2018, that Paritz was acquired by a new auditing firm, Prager Metis CPA’s LLC (“Prager”), and that all of the employees and partners of Paritz were joining Prager.
As a result, effective October 9, 2018, Paritz resigned as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm. The Company’s Board of Directors engaged Prager to serve as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm effective October 9, 2018.
The reports of Paritz on the financial statements of the Company as of and for the fiscal years ended December 31, 2017, contained no adverse opinion or disclaimer of opinion and were not qualified or modified as to uncertainty, audit scope, or accounting principles, except that the audit reports on the financial statements of the Company for the year ended December 31, 2017 contained a modification expressing substantial doubt regarding the Company’s ability to continue as a going concern.
During the Company’s fiscal years ended December 31, 2017 and the subsequent interim period from January 1, 2018 to the date of this report, and in connection with the audit of the Company’s financial statements for such periods, there were no disagreements between the Company and Paritz on any matter of accounting principles or practices, financial statement disclosure, or auditing scope or procedure, which disagreements, if not resolved to the satisfaction of Paritz, would have caused Paritz to make reference to the subject matter of such disagreements in connection with its audit reports on the Company’s financial statements.
During the Company’s fiscal years ended December 31, 2017, and the subsequent interim period from January 1, 2018 to the date of this report, there were no reportable events within the meaning of Item 304(a)(1)(v) of Regulation S-K.
During the Company’s fiscal years ended December 31, 2017, and the subsequent interim period from January 1, 2018 to the date of this report, the Company did not consult with Prager regarding any of the matters set forth in Items 304(a)(2)(i) and (ii) of Regulation S-K.
The Company has provided Paritz with a copy of the disclosures in this report and has requested that Paritz furnish it with a letter addressed to the Securities and Exchange Commission stating whether or not Paritz agrees with the statements in this Item 4.01. A copy of this letter is filed as Exhibit 16.1 to this report.
SECTION 9 – FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
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About Vycor Medical, Inc. (OTCMKTS:VYCO)
Vycor Medical, Inc. provides surgical and therapeutic solutions. The Company operates through two segments: Vycor Medical, which focuses on brain and cervical surgical access systems for sale to hospitals and medical professionals, and NovaVision, which focuses on neuro-stimulation therapies and diagnostic devices for the treatment and screening of vision field loss resulting from neurological damage. The Company designs, develops and markets neurological medical devices and therapies. The Company operates in the United States and Europe. Vycor Medical’s product Vycor Medical’s ViewSite Brain Access System (VBAS) is a next generation retraction and access system. VBAS is a disposable product that can be used with microscopic, endoscopic and neuro-navigation systems. NovaVision has a family of therapies that both restore and compensate for lost vision. NovaVision’s products include VRT and Neuro-Eye Therapy (NeET), NeuroEyeCoach and Vision Diagnostic (VIDIT).