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): January 10, 2018
GROM SOCIAL ENTERPRISES, INC.
(Exact name of small business issuer as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
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2060 NW Boca Raton Blvd., #6
Boca Raton, FL 33431
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Issuer’s Telephone Number)
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Item 4.02 Non-Reliance on Previously Issued Financial Statements or Related Audit report or Completed Interim Review
On January 10, 2018, the board of directors of Grom Social Enterprises, Inc. (the “Company”) concluded that the Company’s previously issued financial statements for the quarter ended September 30, 2017 should no longer be relied upon. In the presentation of its financial statements to account for the acquisition of Grom Holdings, Inc. pursuant to the terms of a share exchange agreement entered into on May 15, 2017, the Company adopted the guidance in ASC 805-50-05-5 for the transfer of net assets between entities under common control to apply a method similar to the pooling-of-interests method. However, the Company has concluded such method of presentation was not proper and intends to restate the financial statements for the quarterly period ended September 30, 2017 to amend the presentation.
The Company believes the amendment will have no impact on any of its debt covenants or on any of its operating agreements with third parties.
The Company’s management, including its Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer discussed the matters disclosed herein with the Company’s independent registered accountants.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Dated: January 11, 2018||GROM SOCIAL ENTERPRISES, INC.|
|By: /s/ Darren Marks|
|Darren Marks, Chief Executive Officer|