SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported: October 25, 2013
ALTERNATIVE ENERGY PARTNERS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
301 Yamato Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
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This Current Report on Form 8-K contains forward looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, principally in the sections entitled “Description of Business,” “Risk Factors,” and “Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operation.” All statements other than statements of historical fact contained in this Current Report on Form 8-K, including statements regarding future events, our future financial performance, business strategy and plans and objectives of management for future operations, are forward-looking statements. We have attempted to identify forward-looking statements by terminology including “anticipates,” “believes,” “can,” “continue,” “could,” “estimates,” “expects,” “intends,” “may,” “plans,” “potential,” “predicts,” “should,” or “will” or the negative of these terms or other comparable terminology. Although we do not make forward looking statements unless we believe we have a reasonable basis for doing so, we cannot guarantee their accuracy. These statements are only predictions and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, including the risks outlined under “Risk Factors” or elsewhere in this Current Report on Form 8-K, which may cause our or our industry’s actual results, levels of activity, performance or achievements expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. Moreover, we operate in a very competitive and rapidly changing environment. New risks emerge from time to time and it is not possible for us to predict all risk factors, nor can we address the impact of all factors on our business or the extent to which any factor, or combination of factors, may cause our actual results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking statements.
We have based these forward-looking statements largely on our current expectations and projections about future events and financial trends that we believe may affect our financial condition, results of operations, business strategy, short term and long term business operations, and financial needs. These forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause our actual results to differ materially from those reflected in the forward looking statements. Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to, those discussed in this Current Report on Form 8-K, and in particular, the risks discussed below and under the heading “Risk Factors” and those discussed in other documents we file with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission that are incorporated into this Current Report on Form 8-K by reference. The following discussion should be read in conjunction with our annual report on Form 10-K and our quarterly reports on Form 10-Q incorporated into this Current Report on Form 8-K by reference, and the consolidated financial statements and notes thereto included in our annual and quarterly reports. We undertake no obligation to revise or publicly release the results of any revision to these forward-looking statements. In light of these risks, uncertainties and assumptions, the forward-looking events and circumstances discussed in this Current Report on Form 8-K may not occur and actual results could differ materially and adversely from those anticipated or implied in the forward-looking statement.
You should not place undue reliance on any forward-looking statement, each of which applies only as of the date of this Current Report on Form 8-K. Before you invest in our common stock, you should be aware that the occurrence of the events described in the section entitled “Risk Factors” and elsewhere in this Current Report on Form 8-K could negatively affect our business, operating results, financial condition and stock price. Except as required by law, we undertake no obligation to update or revise publicly any of the forward-looking statements after the date of this Current Report on Form 8-K to conform our statements to actual results or changed expectations.
In this Current Report on Form 8-K, references to “we,” “our,” “us,” “Alternative Energy Partners, Inc., “AEGY”, “Registrant” or the “Company” refer to Alternative Energy Partners, Inc., a Florida corporation.
Section 4 - Matters Related to Accountants and Financial Statements
Item 4.01 Changes in Registrant’s Certifying Accountant.
(b). Engagement of New Independent Accountant. On October 25, 2013, the Registrant engaged Anton & Chia, LLP of Newport Beach, CA (“Anton”) as its certifying accountants to audit its financial statements for the fiscal year ending July 31, 2013. Anton is a registered accounting firm with the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.
During the two most recent fiscal years and any subsequent interim period preceding such engagement, the Registrant has not consulted Anton regarding either:
The application of accounting principles to a specific completed or contemplated transaction, or the type of audit opinion that might be rendered on the Registrant’s financial statements, and no written or oral advice was provided that was an important factor considered by the Registrant in reaching a decision as to any accounting, auditing or financial reporting issue; or
Any matter that was the subject of a disagreement (as described in Item 304(a)(i)(iv) of Regulation SK or a reportable event (as described in Item 304(a)(1)(v) of regulation SK.
The Registrant requested Anton to review the disclosures contained herein prior to the filing of this report, and has provided them with the opportunity to furnish the Registrant with a letter addressed to the Commission containing any new information, clarification of the Registrants’ expression of its views, or the respects in which it does agree with the statements made by the Registrant in response to Item 304(a) of Regulation SK set forth above. No such letter has been or will be provided.
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 hereunto duly authorized.
ALTERNATIVE ENERGY PARTNERS, INC.
Date: November 7, 2013
/s/ Mario Barrera