Toronto, Ontario–(Newsfile Corp. – April 30, 2020) – HyperBlock Inc. (CSE: HYPR) (“HyperBlock” or the “Company“) provided an update today on the timing of the release of its financial results and associated filings for the fourth quarter and fiscal year-ended December 31, 2019.
The Company is utilizing the temporary relief exemption provided by the Ontario Securities Commission under Ontario Instrument 51-102 – Temporary Exemption from Certain Corporate Finance Requirements – which provides a 45-day extension for periodic filings, including financial statements and related management discussion and analysis (the “Annual Filings”) for the year-ended December 31, 2019.
Recent global events pertaining to COVID-19 have impacted the Company, its employees and its directors’ ability to rely on timely information required to meet its financial reporting obligations. The company’s requisite Annual Filings, as required by section 4.1(2) of NI 51-102, are no later than the extended deadline of June 15, 2020.
Until the Company has filed the Annual Filings, the Company confirms that management and other insiders will observe a trading blackout consistent with the principles in section 9 of National Policy 11-207 Failure-to-File Cease Trade Orders and Revocations in Multiple Jurisdictions. The Company further confirms there have been no undisclosed material business developments since February 28, 2020, the date of filing the Company’s third quarter interim financial statements except as follows:
- The Company provided an April 2020 status update on Promissory Note Acceleration of Maturity Dates and announced the Resignation of Sean Walsh as Chairman and CEO of the Company (see press release dated April 24, 2020)
- The Company announced the Appointment of Bryan Reyhani to the Board of Directors (see press release dated April 27, 2020)
About HyperBlock Inc.
HyperBlock is a crypto-asset enterprise operating a North American cryptocurrency datacenter and providing complementary product offerings, which include cryptocurrency mining, Mining-as-a-Service (MAAS), server hosting, and server hardware sales, depending on market conditions. HyperBlock operates sustainably, purchasing electricity for its flagship US datacenter from a hydro-electricity generator – and employs advanced recycling technology to minimize environmental impact. Learn more at www.hyperblock.co
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward Looking Information and Future-Orientated Financial Information
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