SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 15, 2013
GALECTIN THERAPEUTICS INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
4960 PEACHTREE INDUSTRIAL BOULEVARD, Ste 240
NORCROSS, GA 30071
(Address of principal executive office) (zip code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (678) 620-3186
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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SECTION 7 REGULATION FD
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On May 15, 2013, Galectin Therapeutics Inc. (the Company) issued the attached press release, which is being furnished and not filed, and is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
The information in this report is being furnished pursuant to this Item 7.01 and shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the Exchange Act) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, and it shall not be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or under the Exchange Act, whether made before or after the date hereof, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing to this report.
SECTION 9 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(a) Financial Statements of Businesses Acquired.
(b) Pro Forma Financial Information.
(c) Shell Company Transactions.
|99.1||Press Release dated May 15, 2013|
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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Galectin Therapeutics Inc. has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Galectin Therapeutics Inc.|
|Date: May 15, 2013||By:|
|Peter G. Traber, M.D.|
|President, Chief Executive Officer & Chief Medical Officer|
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