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Form 8-K for NET ELEMENT, INC.


6-Dec-2013

Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Submission of Matters to a Vote of


Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

On December 5, 2013, Net Element International, Inc. (the "Company") entered into (i) a letter agreement (the "K1 Agreement") with TGR Capital, LLC and K 1 Holding Limited ("K1 Holding") and (ii) a Services Agreement with K1 Holding (the "Services Agreement").

The K1 Agreement requires the Company to issue to K1 Holding a number of restricted shares of common stock of the Company equal to 4% of the total issued and outstanding shares of common stock of the Company at the time of issuance. K1 Holding is an affiliate of Igor Yakovlevich Krutoy. Mr. Krutoy, through K1 Holding, owns a 33% equity interest in MUSIC 1 LLC (a/k/a OOO Music1), a former subsidiary of the Company. Further, the K1 Agreement requires TGR Capital, LLC to transfer to K1 Holding such number of restricted shares of common stock of the Company as is needed to bring K1 Holding's and Mr. Krutoy's aggregate beneficial ownership of common stock of the Company to 10% of the total issued and outstanding shares of common stock of the Company at the time of such transfer. The issuance and transfer of such shares of common stock to K1 Holding is consideration for the services to be provided pursuant to the Services Agreement (as described below) and for making a $2 million loan to the Company that was made on May 14, 2013 (the related promissory note was subsequently assumed by T1T Lab, LLC in connection with the Company's disposition of its online media subsidiaries to T1T Lab, LLC on September 25, 2013). Each of TGR Capital, LLC and T1T Lab, LLC is an affiliate of the Company's director and majority shareholder, Mike Zoi.

The Services Agreement provides that K1 Holding will provide investor relations services for the Company and its affiliates outside the United States and that K1 Holding will assist the Company and its affiliates with future negotiations and maintaining their relationship with Mobile TeleSystems OJSC, MegaFon OJSC, OJSC VimpelCom (a/k/a Beeline) and their respective affiliates (collectively, the "Mobile Carriers"). The Company's subsidiary, TOT Money, has agreements to provide mobile payment processing services for electronic payments using SMS (short message services, which is a text messaging service) and MMS (multimedia message services) initiated by the mobile phone subscribers of each of the Mobile Carriers in Russia. The term of the Services Agreement expires on December 5, 2015.



Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

The Company held its 2013 annual meeting of shareholders (the "Annual Meeting") on December 5, 2013. The matters voted upon at the Annual Meeting and the results of such voting are set forth below.

Proposal 1: Election of Directors:



Name of Director        For       Withheld   Broker Non-Vote

Oleg Firer           22,441,176    47,302        291,316

Dmitry Kozko         22,436,329    52,149        291,316

Kenges Rakishev      22,414,016    74,462        291,316

Mike Zoi             22,436,276    52,202        291,316

David P. Kelley II   22,430,288    58,190        291,316

James Caan           22,441,645    46,833        291,316

Felix Vulis          22,442,230    46,248        291,316

All director nominees were duly elected.

Proposal 2: To approve the Company's 2013 Equity Incentive Plan.

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Vote 22,416,010 32,986 39,482 291,316

Proposal 2 was approved.

Proposal 3: To ratify the selection of BDO USA, LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2013.

For Against Abstain
22,724,736 10,371 44,687

Proposal 3 was approved.

Proposal 4: To approve, on an advisory (nonbinding) basis, the compensation of the Company's named executive officers.

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Vote 22,443,748 5,578 39,152 291,316

Proposal 4 was approved.

Proposal 5: To approve, on an advisory (nonbinding) basis, the frequency of advisory votes on the compensation of the Company's named executive officers.

Every Three Years Every Two Years Every Year Abstain Broker Non-Vote 22,407,919 1,500 39,091 39,968 291,316

The frequency of once every three years on Proposal 5 was selected by our shareholders.

Consistent with the stated preference of the Company's shareholders, the Company has determined that it will include an advisory shareholder vote on the compensation of the Company's named executive officers in its proxy materials every three years until the next required advisory vote on the frequency of shareholder votes on the compensation of the Company's named executive officers.

Proposal 6: To approve the issuance, including for purposes of NASDAQ Listing Rule 5635, of such number of shares of common stock of the Company equal to 10% of the Company's issued and outstanding common stock as of the date of issuance of such shares in exchange for the Company's acquisition of 10% of the outstanding shares of common stock of TOT Group, Inc., a Delaware corporation, pursuant to that certain letter agreement, dated August 28, 2013, among the Company, Oleg Firer, Steven Wolberg, Georgia Notes 18 LLC and Vladimir Sadovskiy.

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Vote 22,382,048 67,178 39,252 291,316

Proposal 6 was approved.

Proposal 7: To approve the issuance, including for purposes of NASDAQ Listing Rule 5635, of 75,000 shares of common stock of the Company to Curtis Wolfe as severance and compensation for his service as an employee of the Company until February 15, 2013, the date his employment with the Company was terminated.

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Vote 21,292,861 6,565 1,189,052 291,316

Proposal 7 was approved.

Proposal 8: To approve the issuance, including for purposes of NASDAQ Listing Rule 5635, of such number of shares of common stock of the Company equal to up to 4% of the Company's issued and outstanding common stock as of the date of issuance of such shares to K 1 Holding Limited.

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Vote 21,228,803 70,223 1,189,452 291,316

Proposal 8 was approved.

Proposal 9: To approve an amendment to the Company's Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation to change the Company's name to Net Element, Inc.

For Against Abstain
21,563,527 20,538 1,195,729

Proposal 9 was approved.



Item 8.01 Other Events.

On December 5, 2013, the Company filed with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware a Certificate of Amendment to its Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation, which changed the Company's name from Net Element International, Inc. to Net Element, Inc. The change in the Company's name did not result in any change in the NASDAQ listing of the Company's common stock, the quotation of the Company's warrants on the OTCQB market or the CUSIP number of the Company's common stock or warrants. The Company's common stock will continue to trade on the NASDAQ Capital Market under the symbol "NETE" and the Company's warrants will continue to be quoted on the OTCQB market under the symbol "NETEW." Security holders are not required to exchange Company shares or warrants in connection with the name change.



Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

Exhibit No.      Description
3.1              Certificate of Amendment to Amended and Restated Certificate of
                 Incorporation, changing the Company's name from Net Element
                 International, Inc. to Net Element, Inc.
10.1             Services Agreement, dated December 5, 2013, between Net Element
                 International, Inc. and K 1 Holding Limited
10.2             Letter Agreement, dated December 5, 2013, among TGR Capital,
                 LLC, Net Element International, Inc. and K 1 Holding Limited

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