SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 22, 2020
|PROFESSIONAL DIVERSITY NETWORK, INC.|
|(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)|
|(State or other jurisdiction||(Commission||(I.R.S. Employer|
|of incorporation)||File Number)||Identification No.)|
801 W. Adams Street, Sixth Floor, Chicago, Illinois 60607
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (312) 614-0950
|(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)|
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock, $.01 par value||IPDN||The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC|
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Item 3.01. Notice of Delisting or Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Rule or Standard; Transfer of Listing
On June 23, 2020, The Nasdaq Stock Market (“Nasdaq”) publicly announced that trading in Professional Diversity Network, Inc. (the “Company”) is scheduled to resume on Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at 7:00 a.m. Eastern Time. As disclosed previously, trading in the Company’s common stock was halted on November 26, 2019 at 4:51:27 p.m. Eastern Time.
In addition, on June 22, 2020, the Company received a letter from Nasdaq stating that based on the May 4, 2020 filing of the Company’s Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2019, the staff of Nasdaq has determined that the Company complies with the periodic filing requirement for the Nasdaq Listing Rule 5250(c)(1) (the “Rule”). As disclosed previously, the Company received a letter from Nasdaq dated as of April 2, 2020 stating that the Company did not meet the periodic filing requirement under the Rule.
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.
|Professional Diversity Network, Inc.|
|Date: June 23, 2020||/s/ Adam He|
|Adam He, Interim Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer|