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Liquidity Risk, Nature of Operations, and Corporate History

Liquidity Risk, Nature of Operations, and Corporate History
9 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2018
Liquidity Risk, Nature of Operations, and Corporate History [Abstract]  
Liquidity Risk, Nature of Operations, and Corporate History
1 Liquidity risk, nature of operations, and corporate history


Liquidity risk


For the nine months ended March 31, 2018, the Company reported a loss of $8,761,061 and the Company had an accumulated deficit of $50,028,119 at that date. As at March 31, 2018, the Company had cash and cash equivalents on hand of $8,506,922. During the nine months ended March 31, 2018, the Company received $8,945,336 in net proceeds from a registered direct offering. Management believes, based on management’s current estimates, that the Company will be able to fund its operations beyond the next twelve months.


The Company does not have the prospect of achieving revenues in the near future and the Company will require additional funding for its clinical trials, to maintain its research and development projects, and for general operations. There is a great degree of uncertainty with respect to the expenses the Company will incur in executing its business plan. Consequently, management continually evaluates various financing alternatives to fund the Company’s operations so it can continue as a going concern in the medium to longer term.


There is no assurance that management’s cost estimates will prove to be accurate or that unforeseen events, problems or delays will not occur with respect thereto. The ability of the Company to meet its obligations and continue the research and development of its product candidate beyond the next twelve months is dependent on its ability to continue to raise adequate financing. There can be no assurance that such financing will be available to the Company in the amount required at any time or for any period or, if available, that it can be obtained on terms satisfactory to the Company. The Company may tailor its drug candidate development program based on the amount of funding the Company raises.


Nature of operations


The Company is a clinical stage drug development company with a focus on the treatment of cancer.  DelMar is conducting clinical trials in the United States with VAL-083 as a potential new treatment for glioblastoma multiforme, the most common and aggressive form of brain cancer.  The Company has also acquired certain commercial rights to VAL-083 in China where it is approved as a chemotherapy for the treatment of chronic myelogenous leukemia and lung cancer.  In order to accelerate development timelines, DelMar leverages existing clinical and commercial data from a wide range of sources.  The Company may seek marketing partnerships to potentially generate future royalty revenue.


The address of the Company’s administrative offices is Suite 720 - 999 West Broadway, Vancouver, British Columbia, V5Z 1K5 with clinical operations located at 3485 Edison Way, Suite R, Menlo Park, California, 94025.


Corporate history


The Company is a Nevada corporation formed on June 24, 2009 under the name Berry Only, Inc. On January 25, 2013, the Company entered into and closed an exchange agreement (the “Exchange Agreement”), with Del Mar Pharmaceuticals (BC) Ltd. (“Del Mar (BC)”), 0959454 B.C. Ltd. (“Callco”), and 0959456 B.C. Ltd. (“Exchangeco”) and the security holders of Del Mar (BC). Upon completion of the Exchange Agreement, Del Mar (BC) became a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company (the “Reverse Acquisition”).


DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is the parent company of Del Mar (BC), a British Columbia, Canada corporation incorporated on April 6, 2010, which is a clinical stage company with a focus on the development of drugs for the treatment of cancer. The Company is also the parent company to Callco and Exchangeco which are British Columbia, Canada corporations. Callco and Exchangeco were formed to facilitate the Reverse Acquisition.


References to the Company refer to the Company and its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Del Mar (BC), Callco and Exchangeco.