UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, DC 20549

 

FORM 8-A

 

FOR REGISTRATION OF CERTAIN CLASSES OF SECURITIES

PURSUANT TO SECTION 12(b) OR (g) OF THE

SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware

 

42-1560076

(State of incorporation or organization)

 

(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

 

2200 Powell Street, Suite 220
Emeryville, CA 94608
(510) 450-3500

 

94608

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

(Zip Code)

 

Securities to be registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class to be so registered

 

Name of exchange on which each class is to be 
registered

Common Stock, $0.001 par value per share

 

The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC

 

If this form relates to the registration of a class of securities pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Exchange Act and is effective pursuant to General Instruction A.(c), check the following box.   x

 

If this form relates to the registration of a class of securities pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Exchange Act and is effective pursuant to General Instruction A.(d), check the following box.  o

 

Securities Act registration statement file number to which the form relates: 333-194342

 

Securities to be registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Act: None

 

 

 



 

Item 1.      Description of Registrant’s Securities to be Registered.

 

A description of the common stock, $0.001 par value per share, of Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Registrant”), to be registered hereunder is contained in the section entitled “Description of Capital Stock” in the prospectus included in the Registrant’s Registration Statement on Form S-1 (File No. 333-194342), initially filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) on March 5, 2014, as amended from time to time (the “Registration Statement”), and is incorporated herein by reference. Any form of prospectus subsequently filed by the Registrant with the Commission pursuant to Rule 424(b) under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, that constitutes part of the Registration Statement shall be deemed to be incorporated herein by reference.

 

Item 2.      Exhibits.

 

Under the “Instructions as to Exhibits” with respect to Form 8-A, no exhibits are required to be filed with this registration statement because no other securities of the Registrant are registered on The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC and the securities registered hereby are not being registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.

 

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SIGNATURE

 

Pursuant to the requirements of Section 12 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this registration statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereto duly authorized.

 

 

 

 

ADAMAS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.

 

 

 

Date: April 4, 2014

By:

/s/ Anthony Rimac

 

 

Anthony Rimac

 

 

Chief Financial Officer

 

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