Oncotelic Therapeutics, Inc. - FORM form12b-25
 






     
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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
FORM 12b-25
NOTIFICATION OF LATE FILING



(Check one):
[ x ]  Form 10-K     [   ]  Form 20-F     [   ]  Form 11-K     [   ]  Form 10-Q     [   ]  Form 10-D     [   ]  Form N-SAR     [   ]  Form N-CSR    
For Period Ended:      December 31, 2020    
[   ]  Transition Report on Form 10-K
[   ]  Transition Report on Form 20-F
[   ]  Transition Report on Form 11-K
[   ]  Transition Report on Form 10-Q
[   ]  Transition Report on Form N-SAR
For the Transition Period Ended:                              



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PART I - REGISTRANT INFORMATION
Oncotelic Therapeutics, Inc.
 
Full Name of Registrant
 
Former Name if Applicable
29397 Agoura Road Suite 107
 
Address of Principal Executive Office (Street and Number)
Agoura Hills, California, 91301
 
City, State and Zip Code
PART II - RULES 12b-25(b) AND (c)
If the subject report could not be filed without unreasonable effort or expense and the registrant seeks relief pursuant to Rule 12b-25(b), the following should be completed. (Check box if appropriate)
           
[ x ]
    (a)   The reason described in reasonable detail in Part III of this form could not be eliminated without unreasonable effort or expense
       
    (b)   The subject annual report, semi-annual report, transition report on Form 10-K, Form 20-F, Form 11-K, Form N-SAR or Form N-CSR, or portion thereof, will be filed on or before the fifteenth calendar day following the prescribed due date; or the subject quarterly report or transition report on Form 10-Q or subject distribution report on Form 10-D, or portion thereof, will be filed on or before the fifth calendar day following the prescribed due date; and
       
      (c)   The accountant's statement or other exhibit required by Rule 12b-25(c) has been attached if applicable.
PART III - NARRATIVE
State below in reasonable detail why Forms 10-K, 20-F, 11-K, 10-Q, 10-D, N-SAR, N-CSR, or the transition report or portion thereof, could not be filed within the prescribed time period.
Oncotelic Therapeutics, Inc. ("Oncotelic" or "Our") is unable to file, without unreasonable effort or expense, our Annual Report on Form 10-K ("Form 10-K") for the year ended December 31, 2020 by the prescribed filing date because it is still in the process of completing its audit of the financial statements required to be included in the Form 10-K. Oncotelic currently expects that it will be able to complete the audit necessary in time for the Company to file the Form 10-K within the fifteen calendar day extension provided by Rule 12b-25.
 
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PART IV - OTHER INFORMATION
(1)   Name and telephone number of person to contact in regard to this notification
         
Amit Shah   650   635-7000
(Name)
  (Area Code)   (Telephone Number)
(2)   Have all other periodic reports required under Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 during the preceding 12 months or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such report(s) been filed? If answer is no, identify report(s).
    Yes[ x ]      No[   ] 
 
 
(3)   Is it anticipated that any significant change in results of operations from the corresponding period for the last fiscal year will be reflected by the earnings statements to be included in the subject report or portion thereof?
    Yes[   ]      No[ x ] 
 
 
    If so, attach an explanation of the anticipated change, both narratively and quantitatively, and, if appropriate, state the reasons why a reasonable estimate of the results cannot be made.
 
 
Oncotelic Therapeutics, Inc.
(Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
has caused this notification to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date:   March 31, 2021
By: /s/ Amit Shah

Name: Amit Shah
Title: Chief Financial Officer