SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 18, 2019
BIOSPECIFICS TECHNOLOGIES CORP.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
35 Wilbur Street
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: 516.593.7000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Throughout this Current Report on Form 8-K, the terms "we," "us," "our" and "Company" refer to BioSpecifics Technologies Corp.
Item 8.01. Other Events.
On March 18, 2019, the Company issued a press release that announced, with great sadness, that Thomas L. Wegman, President of the Company, passed away on March 13, 2019. Mr. Wegman served as an officer of BioSpecifics for over 20 years and as a member of the Company's Board of Directors since 1994. The Company will continue to be actively managed by its current employees and the Company's Board of Directors. Succession planning is underway and new management positions will be announced.
The press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: March 18, 2019
Biospecifics Technologies Corp.
/s/ Carl A. Valenstein
Name: Carl A. Valenstein
Title: Corporate Secretary