SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) of the
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): January 31, 2013
FUQI INTERNATIONAL, INC.
(Exact Name of Company as Specified in Charter)
Companys telephone number, including area code: +86 (755) 2580-1888
(Former Name or Former Address, If Changed Since Last Report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the Company under any of the following provisions:
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On December 21, 2012, Fuqi International, Inc. (the Company) reported that the Company had received a Wells Notice from the Staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) indicating its intent to recommend to the SEC that it institute a public administrative proceeding against the Company pursuant to Section 12(j) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. The Company also reported that the Staff of the SEC has offered the Company an opportunity to provide a written response to this proposed action by 5:00 pm EST on January 10, 2013, which response date was extended by the Staff of the SEC to February 1, 2013. Pursuant to the Companys recent request, the Staff of the SEC has extended the response date to March 1, 2013, but has indicated that no additional extension will be provided.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Company has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.