SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported) August 31, 2016
Net Element, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
|(State or Other Jurisdiction
|3363 NE 163rd Street, Suite 705, North Miami Beach, FL||33160|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
|(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)|
|(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)|
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|Item 2.03||Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.|
On August 31, 2016, Net Element, Inc. (the “Company”) opted to exchange a tranche in the aggregate amount of $200,000 for 156,546 shares of the Company common stock based on the “exchange price” of $1.2776 per share for this tranche pursuant to the Master Exchange Agreement, (the “Agreement”) with Crede CG III, Ltd. (“Crede”). The Agreement and its terms were disclosed in our Current Report on Form 8-K filed on May 3, 2016. Such shares of common stock of the Company were issued to Crede under an exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), in reliance upon Section 3(a)(9) of the Securities Act.
|Item 3.02||Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities.|
The disclosure provided in Item 2.03 of this Report is hereby incorporated by reference into this Item 3.02.
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: August 31, 2016
|NET ELEMENT, INC.|
|By:||/s/ Jonathan New|
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer|