Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Collaboration agreements

Collaboration agreements
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2020
Commitments and Contingencies Disclosure [Abstract]  
Collaboration agreements Collaboration agreements
In August 2020, the Company entered into a Clinical Trial Collaboration and Supply Agreement, or the Lilly Agreement, with Eli Lilly and Company, or Lilly, pursuant to which the Company and Lilly will collaborate on a phase 2 clinical study, or the Study, to determine the safety and efficacy of the Company's cinrebafusp alfa in combination with the standard of care regimen for the second-line treatment of advanced or metastatic gastric cancer, ramucirumab (CYRAMZA®) and paclitaxel for the second-line treatment of HER2+ gastric cancer.

Under the terms of the non-exclusive Lilly Agreement, the Company will sponsor the Study and Lilly will supply the Company with ramucirumab as well as provide input on certain clinical and regulatory aspects of the Study in exchange for jointly owning clinical data and inventions relating to the combination regimen that may arise from the Study. Any material changes to
the protocol for the Study, and any changes relating to ramucirumab, will require Lilly’s prior written consent, which shall not be unreasonably withheld, conditioned or delayed.

The Lilly Agreement will expire upon completion of the parties’ contractual obligations. The Lilly Agreement may also be terminated (a) by either party for an uncured material breach by the other party upon 60 days’ notice, subject to a reasonable extension if such material breach requires more than 60 days to cure; (b) by either party in the event that the Study unreasonably affects patient safety, provided that the terminating party promptly notifies the other party and the other party is given the opportunity to propose modifications to the Study to address the safety issues; (c) by either party, following 15 days’ written notice, if regulatory action is taken preventing the terminating party from providing its compound or if the terminating party decides to discontinue development of its compound; (d) by either party, immediately upon written notice to the other party for breach by the other party of its material obligations under certain sections of the Lilly Agreement, or breach of certain of the other party's representations and warranties; and (e) by Lilly in the event of certain safety concerns related to the use of ramucirumab in the Study.

The Company concluded that the Lilly Agreement is within the scope of ASC 808, which defines collaborative arrangements and addresses the presentation of the transactions between the two parties in the income statement and related disclosures. However, ASC 808 does not provide guidance on the recognition of consideration exchanged or accounting for the obligations that may arise between the parties. The Company has concluded that ASC 730, Research and Development, should be applied by analogy. There is no financial statement impact for the Lilly Agreement as the value of the drug supply received from Lilly is offset against the drug supply cost.