SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER
PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16
UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the month of May 2022
Commission File Number 001-39151
EHANG HOLDINGS LIMITED
Building C, Yixiang Technology Park
No.72 Nanxiang Second Road, Huangpu District
Peoples Republic of China
(Address of principal executive office)
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Material Legal Proceedings
EHang Holdings Limited (the Company) received a judgment from the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, San Jose Division (the Court) on April 29, 2022 (Beijing time). The judgment arose from a civil lawsuit filed by a former employee (the Plaintiff) of EHang, Inc., a U.S. subsidiary of the Company that has been dissolved, against the Company, Guangzhou EHang Intelligent Technology Co., Ltd. (EHang GZ), a Chinese company whose financial statements are consolidated into those of the Company under U.S. GAAP pursuant to a series of contractual arrangements, and certain individual defendants, including Mr. Huazhi Hu, chairman and chief executive officer of the Company (collectively, the Defendants).
The Plaintiff brought claims against the Defendants for breach of contract, false promise and unpaid wages. The Plaintiff alleged that he was an employee of EHang GZ and was entitled to receive restricted share units from the Company. The Defendants vigorously denied all of the Plaintiffs allegations. Following a trial by jury in April 2022, the Court entered judgment for the Plaintiff and against the Company, EHang GZ and Mr. Huazhi Hu as follows:
Judgment is entered against the Company on claims for breach of contract, false promise and unpaid wages, and the Company is held jointly and severally liable for compensatory damages in the amount of US$3,500,000 and is liable for punitive damages in the amount of US$10,000,000;
Judgment is entered against EHang GZ on claims for breach of contract, false promise and unpaid wages, and EHang GZ is held jointly and severally liable for compensatory damages in the amount of US$3,500,000; and
Judgment is entered against Mr. Huazhi Hu on claims for false promise and unpaid wages, and Mr. Hu is held jointly and severally liable for compensatory damages in the amount of US$3,500,000 and is liable for punitive damages in the amount of US$5,000,000.
The Company, together with other Defendants, is assessing appellate options, including a potential appeal and motion to stay the judgment pending appeal before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
There is no assurance that the Company will prevail on any appeal or that a judicial stay of the judgment will be granted.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
|EHang Holdings Limited|
Richard Jian Liu
Chief Financial Officer
Date: May 2, 2022