form8-k08032015



UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report: August 3, 2015 (Date of earliest event reported July 28, 2015)

TCP INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS LTD.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)



Switzerland
1-36521
Not Applicable
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
Alte Steinhauserstrasse 1
6330 Cham, Switzerland
(Address of principal executive offices)
(330) 995-6111
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

On July 28, 2015, TCP International Holdings Ltd. (the "Company") and Ms. Laura Hauser entered into an agreement to settle all disputes between them, including the outstanding litigation brought by Ms. Hauser against the Company and its former Chief Executive Officer, Ellis Yan, through private mediation. As part of the settlement, Ms. Hauser will receive $3.9 million in cash, which is expected to be paid in the third quarter of 2015. The settlement will result in the dismissal of the case filed in Cuyahoga County, Ohio on February 26, 2015, by Ms. Hauser against the Company, its wholly-owned subsidiary Technical Consumer Products, Inc., and Ellis Yan.

Item 5.02 Departure of Director or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

(b)     Effective August 1, 2015, Ms. Laura Hauser resigned from her position as the Company's General Counsel and Secretary and from various affiliates and subsidiaries thereof.









SIGNATURES

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 thereunto duly authorized.


 
 
 
TCP INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS LTD.
 
 
By:


  /s/ Brian Catlett
 
 
 
 Brian Catlett
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer


Date: August 3, 2015