SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
September 14, 2011
DATE OF REPORT (DATE OF EARLIEST EVENT REPORTED)
Commission File No. 001-33057
CATALYST PHARMACEUTICAL PARTNERS, INC.
(Exact Name Of Registrant As Specified In Its Charter)
(State Or Other Jurisdiction Of
Incorporation Or Organization)
355 Alhambra Circle, Suite 1370
Coral Gables, Florida 33134
(Address Of Principal Executive Offices)
(Registrants Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
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|Item 5.02||Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.|
On September 14, 2011, Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc. (Company) and its Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Patrick J. McEnany, entered into an amendment to Mr. McEnanys employment agreement with the Company extending the term of such agreement for an additional two year period. Mr. McEnanys employment agreement with the Company now expires on November 8, 2013. All of the other terms of Mr. McEnanys employment agreement with the Company remain the same.
A copy of Amendment No. 3 to Mr. McEnanys employment agreement with the Company is attached hereto as Exhibit 10.1 and is incorporated herein by reference. The description of Amendment No. 3 that is set forth above is qualified in its entirety by reference to such amendment.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits|
|10.1||Amendment No. 3 to Employment Agreement between the Company and Patrick J. McEnany, dated September 14, 2011.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
|Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc.|
|Vice President, Treasurer, and CFO|
Dated: September 15, 2011