FORM 8-K: ALR TECHNOLOGIES FILES CURRENT REPORT

Aug 11, 2014 (Al Bawaba Business via COMTEX) -- SEC-1009302WASHINGTON, Aug. 11 -- ALR Technologies Inc., Richmond, Va., files Form 8-K (current report) with Securities and Exchange Commission on Aug. 8.

State or other jurisdiction of incorporation: Nevada

ITEM 1.01 ENTRY INTO A MATERIAL DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT.

On July 25, 2014, we granted the options to acquire 2,000,000 shares of our common stock at a price of $0.03 per share until July 25, 2019 to two members of the Board of Directors as follows:

Omitted table can be viewed at: http://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1087022/000100201414000424/alrt8k-08082014.htm

On August 1, 2014, we granted the options to acquire 1,250,000 shares of our common stock at a price of $0.03 per share to expire on August 1, 2019 as follows:

Omitted table can be viewed at: http://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1087022/000100201414000424/alrt8k-08082014.htm

The option granted to Mr. Ronald Cheng to acquire 500,000 shares of common stock at $0.03 per share vest at the time Mr. Cheng completes a six month advisory term to the Board of Directors satisfactorily to the board of directors and immediately subsequently thereafter enters into a subsequent relationship with the Company.

ITEM 5.02 DEPARTURE OF DIRECTORS OR CERTAIN OFFICERS; ELECTION OF DIRECTORS; APPOINTMENT OF CERTAIN OFFICERS; COMPENSATORY ARRANGEMENTS OF CERTAIN OFFICERS

On August 1, 2014, Mr. Peter H. Stafford, QC was appointed to our board of directors. Mr. Stafford has not been appointed to any of the committees of the board.

Mr. Stafford is a retired lawyer and business consultant, having practised with Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, a major Canadian based international law firm, and its predecessor firms, from 1966 to 2013, except for several years spent as in-house counsel for clients of the firm. Mr. Stafford's experience is in the areas of corporate and securities law, including mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Stafford joined one of the predecessor firms of Fasken Martineau in 1966 and was a senior partner and former chair of the Business Law department of the Firm's Vancouver office. From 1985 to 1986, Mr. Stafford was Vice-President, General Counsel and Secretary of the Bank of British Columbia and from 1987 to 1989 he was Vice-President and Chief Counsel to Kaiser Resources Ltd., a finance and investment company. From 1989 until his retirement from full-time practice in 2006, Mr. Stafford served as senior partner in Faskin Martineu DuMoulin LLP, including leading the start of its Johannesburg, South Africa office in 2003. Since August 2013, Mr. Stafford has served as director, secretary and audit committee chair of Russell Breweries Inc. (TSX-V: RB). He was a director and subsequently secretary of WEX Pharmaceuticals Inc. (TSX listed) from September 2001 to its amalgamation in May 2011, a director and board chair of BC Bancorp (TSX listed) from October 1986 until its merger with Canadian Western Bank in November 1996, a director of Nissho Iwai (Canada) Ltd. a subsidiary of Nissho Iwai Corp. (now Sojitz Corp.) from June 1997 until October 2003 and a director of China One Corporation (TSX-V listed) from March 2007 until it was acquired in December 2008. Mr. Peter Stafford obtained his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Cape Town in 1957 and obtained an LL. B from the University of South Africa in 1960.

Involvement in Certain Legal Proceedings

During the past ten years, Mr. Stafford has not been the subject of the following events:

1. A petition under the Federal bankruptcy laws or any state insolvency law was filed by or against, or a receiver, fiscal agent or similar officer was appointed by a court for the business or property of such person, or any partnership in which he was a general partner at or within two years before the time of such filing, or any corporation or business association of which he was an executive officer at or within two years before the time of such filing;

2. Convicted in a criminal proceeding or is a named subject of a pending criminal proceeding (excluding traffic violations and other minor offenses);

3. The subject of any order, judgment, or decree, not subsequently reversed, suspended or vacated, of any court of competent jurisdiction, permanently or temporarily enjoining him from, or otherwise limiting, the following activities;

i) Acting as a futures commission merchant, introducing broker, commodity trading advisor, commodity pool operator, floor broker, leverage transaction merchant, any other person regulated by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, or an associated person of any of the foregoing, or as an investment adviser, underwriter, broker or dealer in securities, or as an affiliated person, director or employee of any investment company, bank, savings and loan association or insurance company, or engaging in or continuing any conduct or practice in connection with such activity;

ii) Engaging in any type of business practice; or

iii) Engaging in any activity in connection with the purchase or sale of any security or commodity or in connection with any violation of Federal or State securities laws or Federal commodities laws;

4. The subject of any order, judgment or decree, not subsequently reversed, suspended or vacated, of any Federal or State authority barring, suspending or otherwise limiting for more than 60 days the right of such person to engage in any activity described in paragraph 3.i in the preceding paragraph or to be associated with persons engaged in any such activity;

5. Was found by a court of competent jurisdiction in a civil action or by the Commission to have violated any Federal or State securities law, and the judgment in such civil action or finding by the Commission has not been subsequently reversed, suspended, or vacated;

6. Was found by a court of competent jurisdiction in a civil action or by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to have violated any Federal commodities law, and the judgment in such civil action or finding by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission has not been subsequently reversed, suspended or vacated;

7. Was the subject of, or a party to, any Federal or State judicial or administrative order, judgment, decree, or finding, not subsequently reversed, suspended or vacated, relating to an alleged violation of:

i) Any Federal or State securities or commodities law or regulation; or

ii) Any law or regulation respecting financial institutions or insurance companies including, but not limited to, a temporary or permanent injunction, order of disgorgement or restitution, civil money penalty or temporary or permanent cease-and-desist order, or removal or prohibition order, or

iii) Any law or regulation prohibiting mail or wire fraud or fraud in connection with any business entity; or

8. Was the subject of, or a party to, any sanction or order, not subsequently reversed, suspended or vacated, of any self-regulatory organization (as defined in Section 3(a)(26) of the Exchange Act (15 U.S.C. 78c(a)(26))), any registered entity (as defined in Section 1(a)(29) of the Commodity Exchange Act (7 U.S.C. 1(a)(29))), or any equivalent exchange, association, entity or organization that has disciplinary authority over its members or persons associated with a member.

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