SEC FORM 3 SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
 
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Minegishi Sachiyo

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O AKOUOS, INC.
645 SUMMER STREET, SUITE 200

(Street)
BOSTON MA 02210

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
10/01/2020
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Akouos, Inc. [ AKUS ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Explanation of Responses:
No securities are beneficially owned.
/s/ Karoline K. Shair, Attorney-in-Fact 10/15/2020
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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LIMITED POWER OF ATTORNEY FOR SECTION 16 REPORTING OBLIGATIONS

 

Know all by these presents, that the undersigned hereby makes, constitutes and appoints Karoline Shair, Ph.D., J.D., as the undersigneds true and lawful attorney-in-fact with full power and authority as hereinafter described to:

 

(1)           execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the undersigneds capacity as an officer, director and/or stockholder of Akouos, Inc. (the Company), Forms 3, 4, and 5 (including any amendments thereto) in accordance with Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and the rules thereunder (the Exchange Act);

 

(2)           do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the undersigned which may be necessary or desirable to prepare, complete and execute any such Form 3, 4, or 5, prepare, complete and execute any amendment or amendments thereto, and timely deliver and file such form with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) and any stock exchange or similar authority, including, without limitation, the filing of a Form ID, Update Passphrase, or any other application materials to enable the undersigned to gain or maintain access to the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis and Retrieval system of the SEC;

 

(3)           seek or obtain, as the undersigneds representative and on the undersigneds behalf, information regarding transactions in the Companys securities from any third party, including brokers, employee benefit plan administrators and trustees, and the undersigned hereby authorizes any such person to release any such information to such attorney-in-fact and approves and ratifies any such release of information; and

 

(4)           take any other action of any type whatsoever in connection with the foregoing which, in the opinion of such attorney-in-fact, may be of benefit to, in the best interest of, or legally required by, the undersigned, it being understood that the documents executed by such attorney-in-fact on behalf of the undersigned pursuant to this Power of Attorney shall be in such form and shall contain such terms and conditions as such attorney-in-fact may approve in such attorney-in-facts discretion.

 

The undersigned hereby grants to such attorney-in-fact full power and authority to do and perform any and every act and thing whatsoever requisite, necessary, or proper to be done in the exercise of any of the rights and powers herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as the undersigned might or could do if personally present, with full power of substitution or revocation, hereby ratifying and confirming all that such attorney-in-fact, or such attorney-in-facts substitute or substitutes, shall lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue of this power of attorney and the rights and powers herein granted.  The undersigned acknowledges that the foregoing attorney-in-fact, in serving in such capacity at the request of the undersigned, is not assuming nor relieving, nor is the Company assuming nor relieving, any of the undersigneds responsibilities to comply with Section 16 of the Exchange Act.  The undersigned acknowledges that neither the Company nor the foregoing attorneys-in-fact assume (i) any liability for the undersigneds responsibility to comply with the requirement of the Exchange Act, (ii) any liability of the undersigned for any failure to comply with such requirements, or (iii) any obligation or liability of the undersigned for profit disgorgement under Section 16(b) of the Exchange Act.

 

This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3, 4, and 5 with respect to the undersigneds holdings of and transactions in securities issued by the Company, unless earlier revoked by the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to the foregoing attorneys-in-fact.

 

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to be executed as of this 28th day of September, 2020.

 

 

/s/ Sachiyo Minegishi

 

Signature

 

 

 

Sachiyo Minegishi

 

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