|12 Months Ended|
Nov. 30, 2018
|COMMITMENTS [Text Block]||
The non-independent directors of the Company executed consulting agreements with the Company on the following terms:
The Company executed a consulting agreement effective July 1, 2018 with a corporation owned by the executive chairman. The contract, unless renewed expires on March 31, 2019. During the service term, the Company will pay $3,500 per month and in addition, issue 180,000 common shares of the Company on a quarterly basis until the end of the term. Each quarterly installment is due the 15th day of the following month after the quarter. The common shares will be priced at the volume weighted average trading price per common share over the 20-day period proceeding the due date.
Effective as of October 1, 2017, the Company entered into an employment agreement (the “Employment Agreement”) with Paul Jensen (“Jensen”) pursuant to which Jensen serves as President and COO of the Company. By the terms of the Employment Agreement, Jensen will receive an annual salary of $200,000, payable as follows. For the period beginning on October 1, 2017 and ending on June 30, 2018, Jensen shall receive quarterly payments of the Company’s common stock, to be issued 15 days after the end of each three-month quarter. The shares issued shall be valued based upon the weighted average closing price of the Company’s shares for the twenty (20) trading days prior to the end of the applicable quarter. Commencing July 1, 2018, the Company will pay $10,000 per month in cash and the balance in Company stock. At such time as the Company can pay the entire salary in cash and be cash positive on an operating basis, the entire monthly salary will be paid in cash.
On April 13, 2018, the Company entered into a Purchase and Sale Agreement (the “Agreement”) with André Buys, (“Buys”) a resident of South Africa, pursuant to which the Company purchased from Buys a portfolio of registered patent rights and other intellectual property relating to air and/or gas fired long guns or pistols, including pump action launchers and munitions used with such pistols and long guns, including self-stabilizing shaped or “finned” rounds (the “Portfolio”). As consideration for the Portfolio, the Company (i) paid Buys $100,000, (ii) agreed to pay Buys either $500,000 in cash or $750,000 worth of Company stock within two years (the “Second Payment”) at Buys’ discretion and (iii) agreed to pay Buys certain royalty payments for sales of products by the Company using technology covered by the Portfolio. In addition, the Company employed Buys as the CTO and for services issued 1,500,000 options for shares of the Company’s common stock to Buys with a strike price of $0.16 and a trigger price of $0.30, $0.50 and $1.00 for each batch of 500,000 options, respectively. The Company’s stock price must close above the trigger price for 20 days in order for the option to be triggered. The options shall have a seven-year life from grant date and Buys must remain employed by the Company for three years in order for the options to vest. Until the earlier of, the second anniversary or the date the Second Payment is made, the royalty will be 10% of the Net Sales Price (“NSP”). The royalty will then be reduced to 4% till the sixth anniversary, 3% till the eighth anniversary, and 2% till the last expiration date of any of the intellectual property in the Portfolio. Until the royalty exceeds $25,000 per year, the Company is committed to a minimum payment of $25,000 per year effective on the earlier of one year from closing or upon Buys relocation to Boston. In the event that the Company fails to make the Second Payment, the Portfolio would revert to Buys, but the Company would retain perpetual, irrevocable, exclusive and non-exclusive licenses to use technology with respect to the Portfolio and any technology developed within two years of April 13, 2018. As the substance of the purchase and sale agreement has been determined to be an option agreement, the Company has not recorded any amount related to the Second Payment. The Company agrees that it will not terminate Buys except for cause prior to April 2021. As a result, the minimal commitment relating to the employment contract is $320,000 payable over a period of 32 months.
Effective June 1, 2018, the Company entered into a consulting agreement with Ganz pursuant to which Ganz serves as President of the Company. By the terms of the consulting agreement, Ganz will be paid annually $200,000 in the Company’s common shares for his service, subject to stock exchange approval. The common shares shall be issued quarterly, ending March 31, 2019. For the Company’s 2018 fiscal third and fourth quarter the President shall be paid 500,000 common shares for each quarter. Commencing on the Company’s first quarter of 2019, Ganz will be issued an ongoing 250,000 common shares every quarter for his services.
Effective October 29, 2018, the Company entered into a consulting agreement with a consultant pursuant to which the consultant serves as Chief Legal Officer (“CLO”) of the Company. By the terms of the consulting agreement, the consultant will be paid a total of 250,000 common shares for the services calculated at 83,333 common shares per month commencing November 1, 2018 and expires on January 31, 2019. A total of 166,666 common shares were issued on January 23, 2019 and balance 83,333 common shares due on February 15, 2019 (See note 19).
Effective November 1, 2018, the Company entered into consulting agreements (the “Consulting Agreements”) with two consultants. The consultants will each be paid $7,500 per month commencing November 1, 2018 and to be increased to $10,000 per month subsequent to the month the Company begins shipping the Byrna HD product to customers. The term of the contracts with the consultants continue until December 31, 2019. In addition, and subject to board approval (received subsequent to November 30, 2018), the Company issued to each consultant 750,000 warrants (the “incentive warrants”) to purchase common shares of the Company at a strike price equal to the average trading price of the Company on the OTC QB during the 20 business days proceeding such approval. 50% of the incentive warrants vested upon issuance and balance vest upon the completion of the service term. The incentive warrants have a three-year life (See note 19).
The Company has commitments for leasing office premises in Wakefield, Massachusetts, USA to June 27, 2019, at a monthly rent of $700 (See note 8).
The entire disclosure for significant arrangements with third parties, which includes operating lease arrangements and arrangements in which the entity has agreed to expend funds to procure goods or services, or has agreed to commit resources to supply goods or services, and operating lease arrangements. Descriptions may include identification of the specific goods and services, period of time covered, minimum quantities and amounts, and cancellation rights.
Reference 1: http://fasb.org/us-gaap/role/ref/legacyRef