Sec Form 4 Filing - LUCI DAVID P @ Acurx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. - 2021-06-29

Every director, officer or owner of more than ten percent of a class of equity securities registered under Section 12 of the '34 Act must file with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) a statement of ownership regarding such security.

Form 4: Statement of changes in beneficial ownership, filed before the end of the 2nd business day following the day on which a transaction resulting in a change in beneficial ownership.

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FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP
Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
LUCI DAVID P
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Acurx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. [ ACXP]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X __ Director X __ 10% Owner
X __ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
President and CEO
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
C/O ACURX PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.,, 259 LIBERTY AVENUE
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YY)
06/29/2021
(Street)
STATEN ISLAND, NY10305
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YY)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
__ X __ Form filed by One Reporting Person
_____ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (MM/DD/YY) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (MM/DD/YY) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (MM/DD/YY) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (MM/DD/YY) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(MM/DD/YY)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Stock Option $ 6.26 06/29/2021 A 350,000 ( 1 ) 06/28/2031 Common Stock 350,000 $ 0 350,000 D
Stock Option $ 6.18 07/01/2021 A 500,000 ( 2 ) 06/30/2031 Common Stock 500,000 $ 0 500,000 D
Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
LUCI DAVID P
C/O ACURX PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.,
259 LIBERTY AVENUE
STATEN ISLAND, NY10305
X X President and CEO
Signatures
/s/ Kostantinos Skordalos, Power of Attorney For: David P. Luci 07/06/2021
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Explanation of Responses:
( 1 )On June 29, 2021 (the "June Grant Date"), the Reporting Person was granted stock options to purchase 350,000 shares of the Issuer's common stock. 40% of the stock options granted became vested and exercisable on the June Grant Date and 60% of the stock options shall become vested and exercisable as of each monthly anniversary from the June Grant Date, such that all stock options shall be fully vested and exercisable by June 29, 2024. This transaction is late due to an inadvertent administrative error and not any error of the Reporting Person.
( 2 )On July 1, 2021 (the "Employment Agreement Grant Date"), the Reporting Person was granted stock options to purchase 500,000 shares of the Issuer's common stock in connection with the Reporting Person's service as the Issuer's President and Chief Executive Officer pursuant to the Reporting Person's employment agreement. 25% of the stock options granted became vested and exercisable on the Employment Agreement Grant Date and 75% of the stock options shall become vested and exercisable as of each monthly anniversary from the Employment Agreement Grant Date, such that all stock options shall be fully vested and exercisable by July 1, 2024.

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