Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Subsequent events

Subsequent events
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2017
Subsequent Events [Abstract]  
Subsequent events
Subsequent events:

On April 18, 2017, Samuel Goldfinger notified the Company of his intent to resign as Chief Financial Officer to pursue other opportunities. His resignation is effective as of May 26, 2017. Mr. Goldfinger has indicated that he intends to assist in the transition of the Chief Financial Officer role until his departure from the Company. In connection with his resignation, Mr. Goldfinger entered into a separation agreement with the Company, pursuant to which the Company agreed to terminate the non-competition obligations in Section 8(d) of his employment agreement in consideration for providing certain transition services to the Company and a general release of claims against the Company.

Effective April 21, 2017, Alejandro Munoz-Suarez resigned as Chief Operating Officer to pursue other opportunities. Following his departure, the Chief Operating Officer role will be temporarily eliminated as part of the Company’s increased emphasis on licensing growth opportunities.

Effective May 16, 2017, Linda Siluk will assume the role of interim Chief Financial Officer.