SEC Form 3
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
|C/O AXOVANT SCIENCES, INC.|
|11 TIMES SQUARE, 33RD FLOOR|
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Axovant Sciences Ltd.
[ AXON ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
||Officer (give title below)
||Other (specify below)
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
||Form filed by One Reporting Person
||Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
|Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned|
|1. Title of Security (Instr.
Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr.
||3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr.
||4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr.
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned|
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
|1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr.
||2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
||3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr.
||4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security
||5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr.
||6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr.
||Amount or Number of Shares
|Explanation of Responses:|
|No securities are beneficially owned.|
||/s/ John T. McKenna, Attorney-in-Fact
||** Signature of Reporting Person
|Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly.|
|* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person,
|** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations
18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).|
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AXOVANT SCIENCES LTD.
POWER OF ATTORNEY
(For Executing Form ID and Forms 3, 4 and 5)
Know all by these presents, that the undersigned hereby constitutes and appoints
each of John McKenna, Frank Rahmani, Milson Yu and Alison Haggerty of Cooley
LLP, and Guled Adam and Mathew Bazley of Axovant Sciences, Inc. the
undersigned's true and lawful attorneys-in-fact and agents to:
1. Prepare, execute in the undersigned's name and on the undersigned's behalf,
and submit to the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC') Form ID,
Uniform Application for Access Codes to File on EDGAR, including amendments
thereto, and any other documents necessary or appropriate to obtain codes and
passwords enabling the undersigned to make electronic filings with the SEC of
reports required by Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as
amended (the "Exchange Act'), or any rule or regulation thereunder;
2. Prepare, execute in the undersigned's name and on the undersigned's behalf,
and submit to the SEC Forms 3, 4 and 5 (including amendments thereto and joint
filing agreements in connection therewith) in accordance with Section 16(a) of
the Exchange Act and the rules and regulations thereunder in the undersigned's
capacity as an officer,
director or beneficial owner of more than I 0% of a
registered class of securities of Axovant Sciences Ltd. (the "Company");
3. Do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the undersigned that
may be necessary or desirable to execute such Forms 3, 4, or 5, or Form ID
(including any amendments thereto) and timely file such forms with the SEC, and
any stock exchange, self-regulatory association or similar authority; and
4. Take any other action of any nature whatsoever in connection with the
foregoing that, in the opinion of such attorney-in-fact, may be of benefit, in
the best interest of, or legally required by, the undersigned, it being
understood that the documents executed by such attorney-in-fact on behalf of the
undersigned pursuant to this Power of Attorney shall be in such form and shall
contain such terms and conditions as such attorney-in-fact may approve in such
The undersigned acknowledges that:
The undersigned hereby grants to each such attorney-in-fact full power and
authority to do and perform any and every act and thing whatsoever requisite,
necessary, or proper to be done in the exercise of any of the rights and powers
herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as the undersigned might or
could do if personally present, with full power of substitution or revocation,
hereby ratifying and confirming all that such attorney-in-fact, or such
attorney-in-fact's substitute or substitutes, shall lawfully do or cause to be
done by virtue of this power of attorney and the rights and powers herein
granted. The undersigned acknowledges that the foregoing attorneys-in-fact, and
their substitutes, in serving in such capacity at the request of the
undersigned, are not assuming (nor is the Company assuming) any of the
undersigned's responsibilities to comply with Section 16 of the Exchange Act.
This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the earliest
to occur of (a) the undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3, 4 and 5
with respect to the undersigned's holdings of and transactions in securities
issued by the Company, (b) revocation by the undersigned in a signed writing
delivered to the foregoing attorneys-in-fact or (c) as to any attorney-in-fact
individually, until such attorney-in-fact is no longer employed by Cooley LLP,
Axovant Sciences, Inc. or of Roivant Sciences, Inc. or another subsidiary of the
Company, as applicable.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to be
executed as of the date written below.
Dated: October 5, 2018
/s/ Frank M. Torti