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BIOTIME INC filed this Form 424B3 on 02/04/2019
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(b) Each of the financial statements contained in the Asterias SEC Reports and all related compilations, reviews and other reports issued by Asterias’ accountants with respect thereto included in the Asterias SEC Reports (1) complied as of their respective dates of filing with the SEC, in all material respects with applicable accounting requirements and the published rules and regulations of the SEC with respect thereto, (2) was prepared in accordance with U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (“GAAP”) applied on a consistent basis with Asterias’ past practices throughout the periods indicated (except as may be indicated in the notes thereto or, in the case of unaudited statements, as permitted by the rules and regulations of the SEC) and (3) fairly present, in all material respects, the financial position, results of operations and cash flows of Asterias as at the respective dates thereof and for the respective periods indicated therein (subject, in the case of unaudited interim statements, to normal and recurring year-end adjustments).


(c) Except as and to the extent set forth in the balance sheet of Asterias as of June 30, 2018, including the notes thereto (the “2018 Asterias Balance Sheet”), Asterias has no liability or obligation of any nature (whether accrued, absolute, contingent or otherwise) required to be disclosed by GAAP except for liabilities and obligations (1) incurred in the ordinary course of business and consistent with past practices since the date of the 2018 Asterias Balance Sheet, (2) executory obligations explicitly included under any written Contract to which Asterias is a party or is bound (that are not in the nature of breaches and that are not required by GAAP to be disclosed on a balance sheet), (3) incurred in connection with the preparation and negotiation of this Agreement and (4) that are not material to Asterias, individually or in the aggregate. Except as required by GAAP, Asterias has not, since January 1, 2017, made or adopted any material change in its accounting methods, practices or policies in effect on January 1, 2017.


(d) Since January 1, 2015, each of the principal executive officer of Asterias and the principal financial officer of Asterias (and each former principal executive officer of the Asterias and each former principal financial officer of Asterias, as applicable) has made all certifications required by Rule 13a-14 or 15d-14 under the Exchange Act or Sections 302 and 906 of SOX and the rules and regulations of the SEC promulgated thereunder with respect to the Asterias SEC Reports, and since January 1, 2015, neither Asterias nor any of its executive officers has received written notice from any Governmental Authority challenging or questioning the accuracy, completeness, form or manner of filing such certifications. For purposes of this Section 4.7(d), “principal executive officer” and “principal financial officer” have the meanings given to such terms in SOX. Asterias has no outstanding, or has arranged any outstanding, “extensions of credit” to directors or executive officers within the meaning of Section 402 of SOX. Asterias is in compliance in all material respects with SOX.


(e) Asterias maintains a system of internal controls over financial reporting designed to provide reasonable assurances regarding the reliability of financial reporting and the preparation of financial statements for external purposes, including to provide reasonable assurance that: (1) transactions are executed in accordance with management’s general or specific authorizations, (2) transactions are recorded as necessary to permit preparation of financial statements in conformity with GAAP, (3) access to assets that could have a material effect on Asterias’ financial statements is permitted only in accordance with management’s general or specific authorization and (4) the recorded accountability for assets is compared with the existing assets at reasonable intervals and appropriate action is taken with respect to any differences. Neither Asterias nor, to the knowledge of Asterias, any of its officers or employees identified or is aware of (i) any significant deficiencies or material weaknesses in the design or operation of Asterias’ internal control over financial reporting that could adversely affect Asterias’ ability to record, process, summarize and report financial information or (ii) any fraud, whether or not material, that involves management or other employees who have a role in Asterias’ internal control over financial reporting or the preparation of financial statements.



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