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): August 10, 2012
CENTRAL EUROPEAN DISTRIBUTION CORPORATION
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
3000 Atrium Way, Suite 265
Mount Laurel, New Jersey
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Item 3.01 Notice of Delisting or Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Rule or Standard; Transfer of Listing.
On August 10, 2012, Central European Distribution Corporation (the Company) received a notification letter from a representative of the Listing Qualifications Department of The NASDAQ OMX Group (NASDAQ) stating that due to the Companys inability to timely file its Form 10-Q for the period ended June 30, 2012 (the 2nd Quarter Form 10-Q), the Company was not in compliance with NASDAQ Listing Rule 5250(c)(1). This notification was issued in accordance with standard NASDAQ procedures, in connection with the Companys announcement on August 10, 2012, on Form 12b-25 that the Company would not be able to timely file its 2nd Quarter Form 10-Q.
The NASDAQ notification letter noted that the Company has until October 9, 2012 to submit to NASDAQ a plan to regain compliance with the applicable listing rule. Upon acceptance of the Companys compliance plan, NASDAQ may grant the Company an exception of up to 180 calendar days from the 2nd Quarter Form 10-Qs initial due date, or until February 5, 2013, for the Company to regain compliance with NASDAQs filing requirements for continued listing. The Company intends to file its 2nd Quarter Form 10-Q with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission as soon as practicable. If necessary, the Company will submit a plan to regain compliance with NASDAQs filing requirements within the 60 day deadline.
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On August 13, 2012, the Company issued a press release, a copy of which is being furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
|99.1||Press Release dated August 13, 2012|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Central European Distribution Corporation has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|CENTRAL EUROPEAN DISTRIBUTION CORPORATION|
|/s/ Chris Biedermann|
Chief Financial Officer
Date: August 13, 2012