Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Subsequent Event

Subsequent Event
6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2022
Subsequent Events [Abstract]  
Subsequent Event Subsequent Event
The Company’s Compensation Committee granted 10 new employees an aggregate of 123,100 inducement stock options and an aggregate of 73,700 inducement RSUs. The options have a per share exercise price of $8.18, the closing price of Aurinia's common stock on July 29, 2022. The inducement RSUs have a grant date and vesting commencement date of August 1, 2022. The stock options and RSUs were granted as inducements material to the new employees entering employment with Aurinia in accordance with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(c)(4).
On July 14, 2022, Aurinia announced the appointment of Volker Knappertz, MD, as Executive Vice President (EVP), Research and Development and Scott Habig has been named Chief Commercial Officer. Max Colao, former Chief Commercial Officer is leaving the Company immediately to tend to personal matters. In connection with the announced appointments, the Company's Compensation Committee granted an aggregate of 488,095 inducement stock options and an aggregate of 290,343 inducement RSUs.
In July 2022, Aurinia announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) adopted a positive opinion recommending voclosporin (brand name, LUPKYNIS) for marketing authorization to treat adults with active LN. Upon approval by the EMA, we would be eligible for up to an additional $30.0 million as an approval related milestone, in addition to low double-digit royalties on sales and revenues for the supply of product to Otsuka under a cost-plus arrangement.