SEC Form 4
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP
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*
|C/O CRISPR THERAPEUTICS, INC.|
|105 W FIRST STREET|
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
CRISPR Therapeutics AG
[ CRSP ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
||Officer (give title below)
||Other (specify below)
|Chief Financial Officer|
3. Date of Earliest Transaction
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
||Form filed by One Reporting Person
||Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
|Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned|
|1. Title of Security (Instr.
||2. Transaction Date
||2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any
||3. Transaction Code (Instr.
||4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr.
3, 4 and 5)
Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr.
3 and 4)
||6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr.
||7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr.
||(A) or (D)
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned|
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
|1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr.
||2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security
||3. Transaction Date
||3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any
||4. Transaction Code (Instr.
Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr.
3, 4 and 5)
||6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
||7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr.
3 and 4)
||8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr.
Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr.
||10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr.
||11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr.
||Amount or Number of Shares
|Restricted Stock Units
|Explanation of Responses:|
||/s/ Elizabeth Ryland Waldinger, attorney-in-fact
||** Signature of Reporting Person
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|* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person,
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LIMITED POWER OF ATTORNEY FOR
SECTION 16 REPORTING OBLIGATIONS
Know all by these presents, that the undersigned hereby constitutes and
appoints each of James R. Kasinger, Elizabeth Ryland Waldinger, AJ Silver and
Robert E. Puopolo, signing singly, the undersigned's true and lawful
(1) execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the undersigned's capacity
as an officer and/or director of CRISPR Therapeutics AG (the "Company"), (i)
Form ID, including any attached documents, to effect the assignment of codes to
the undersigned to be used in the transmission of information to the United
States Securities and Exchange Commission using the EDGAR System, and (ii) Forms
3, 4, and 5 and amendments thereto in accordance with Section 16(a) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended and the rules thereunder;
(2) do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the undersigned which
may be necessary or desirable to complete and execute any such Form 3, 4 or 5
and amendments thereto and timely file such for with the United States
Securities Exchange and Commission and any stock exchange or similar authority;
(3) 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
The undersigned hereby grants to each 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-fact's 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 attorneys-in-fact, in
serving in such capacity at the request of the undersigned, are not assuming,
nor is the Company assuming, any of the undersigned's responsibilities to comply
with Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. The
undersigned hereby agrees to indemnify the attorney-in-fact and the Company from
and against any demand, damage, loss, cost or expense arising from any false or
misleading information provided by the undersigned to the attorney-in-fact.
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
undersigned's 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. This Power of Attorney may be filed with the United
States Securities and Exchange Commission as a confirming statement of the
authority granted herein. This Power of Attorney superseded any prior power of
attorney in connection with the undersigned's capacity as an officer and/or
director of the Company. This Power of Attorney shall expire as to any
individual attorney-in-fact if such attorney-in-fact ceases to be an executive
officer of, or legal counsel to the Company.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to be
executed as of August 18, 2022.
/s/ Brendan Smith