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Form 8-K for BIOTA PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.


30-Apr-2014

Changes in Registrant's Certifying Accountant, Financial Statements a


Item 4.01 Changes in Registrant's Certifying Accountant

In connection with the transition of the Biota Pharmaceuticals, Inc.'s (the "Company") headquarters to Alpharetta, Georgia last year, the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors (the "Audit Committee") of the Company, on April 21, 2014, approved the engagement of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP("PwC U.S.") as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm and dismissed PricewaterhouseCoopers (Australia) ("PwC Australia"). The Company notified PwC Australia on April 23, 2014 after SEC filing deadlines of their dismissal.The reports of PwC Australia on the financial statements of the Company for the fiscal years ended June 30, 2013 and 2012 contained no adverse opinion or disclaimer of opinion, and were not qualified or modified as to uncertainty, audit scope or accounting principles.

During the fiscal years ended June 30, 2013 and 2012 and the subsequent interim period through April 21, 2014, there have been(i) no disagreements with PwC Australia on any matter of accounting principles or practice, financial statement disclosure, or auditing scope or procedure, any of which that, if not resolved to the satisfaction of PwC Australia would have caused them to make reference thereto in their reports on the financial statements for such fiscal years and (ii) no reportable events within the meaning of Item 304(a)(1)(v) of Regulation S-K.

The Company provided PwC Australia with a copy of the foregoing disclosures pursuant to Item 304(a)(3) of Regulation S-K and requested that PwC Australia furnish it with a letter addressed to the SEC stating whether or not PwC Australia agrees with the above statements. A copy of such letter, dated April 29, 2014, is filed as Exhibit 16.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.



Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) Exhibits

16.1 Letter, dated April 29, 2014, from PricewaterhouseCoopers (Australia).


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