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): January 9, 2013
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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(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On January 9, 2013, Central European Distribution Corporation (CEDC) requested a hearing to appeal the Nasdaq Listing Qualification Staff determination to initiate procedures to delist CEDCs securities from The Nasdaq Stock Market and to suspend trading of CEDCs common stock at the opening of business on January 11, 2013. The determination was based on CEDC not having held its annual meeting of shareholders by December 31, 2012. As a result of CEDCs request, Nasdaq has scheduled a hearing on March 21, 2013 and stayed the delisting action pending a final written decision by the Nasdaq Hearing Panel.
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|
|Interim Chief Financial Officer|
Date: January 10, 2013