SciClone Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
SCICLONE PHARMACEUTICALS INC (Form: 4, Received: 06/14/2017 18:09:29)
FORM 4
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

Blobel Friedhelm
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

SCICLONE PHARMACEUTICALS INC [ SCLN ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

__ X __ Director                      _____ 10% Owner
__ X __ Officer (give title below)      _____ Other (specify below)
President & CEO
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

950 TOWER LANE, SUITE 900
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

6/12/2017
(Street)

FOSTER CITY, CA 94404
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_ X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock   6/12/2017     M    5000   A $0   98299   D    
Common Stock   6/12/2017     M    50000   A $0   148299   D    
Common Stock   6/12/2017     F    26090   D $10.75   122209   D    

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Restricted Stock Unit   (1)   (2) 6/12/2017     M         5000      (3)   (3) Common Stock   5000   $0   335000   D    
Restricted Stock Unit   (1)   (2) 6/12/2017     M         50000      (4)   (4) Common Stock   50000   $0   285000   D    

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  Granted under the Issuer's 2005 Equity Incentive Plan.
(2)  Each restricted stock unit represents the right to receive, at settlement, one share of common stock.
(3)  Vesting for such RSUs will occur 25% on March 16, 2016, 25% on March 16, 2017, 25% on March 16, 2018, and 25% on March 16, 2019, or on such later date thereafter as the Company's trading window opens, if it is not open on any of such dates, contingent upon the executive's continued employment.
(4)  Vesting to be in three equal annual installments at the close of business on the first business day following December 31 of each of calendar year 2015, 2016, and 2017, provided that the Participant's service with the Company has not terminated prior to the applicable vesting time.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Blobel Friedhelm
950 TOWER LANE, SUITE 900
FOSTER CITY, CA 94404
X
President & CEO

Signatures
/s/ Friedhelm Blobel, Ph.D. 6/14/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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