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): July 17, 2009
Luna Innovations Incorporated
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
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1 Riverside Circle, Suite 400
Roanoke, Virginia 24016
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 3.01. Notice of Delisting or Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Rule or Standard; Transfer of Listing.
In response to the announcement by Luna Innovations Incorporated (the Company) that it filed a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code, the Nasdaq Stock Market Listing Qualifications Staff (the Staff) issued a delisting determination letter to the Company on July 17, 2009. The letter indicated that the Staff has determined to delist the Companys common stock from the Nasdaq Global Market as a result of the Companys decision to file such a petition for relief under Chapter 11, pursuant to the discretionary authority provided under Marketplace Rules 5101, 5110(b) and IM5101-1.
The Staffs letter further advises the Company that trading of the Companys common stock will be suspended at the opening of business on July 28, 2009 unless it requests a hearing with a Nasdaq Listing Qualifications Hearing Panel (the Panel) to appeal the proposed delisting. The Company intends to request a hearing with the Panel to appeal the proposed delisting. The Companys common stock will remain listed on the Nasdaq Global Market pending the outcome of the hearing.
A copy of the press release announcing the Staffs determination is attached to this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|Press Release dated July 17, 2009, by Luna Innovations Incorporated|
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.
|Luna Innovations Incorporated|
/s/ Talfourd H. Kemper, Jr.
Talfourd H. Kemper, Jr.
Vice President and General Counsel
|Date: July 17, 2009|
|99.1||Press Release dated July 17, 2009, by Luna Innovations Incorporated|