Amarin Corporation plc
AMARIN CORP PLC\UK (Form: 4, Received: 05/17/2017 17:26:08)
FORM 4
[ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
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 *

VAN HEEK G JAN
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

AMARIN CORP PLC\UK [ AMRN ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

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

C/O AMARIN PHARMA, INC., 1430 ROUTE 206
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

5/15/2017
(Street)

BEDMINSTER, NJ 07921
(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

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
Stock Option (right to buy)   $3.06   5/15/2017     A      21146         (1) 5/15/2027   Ordinary Shares   (2) 21146   $0.00   21146   D    
Restricted Stock Units   $0.00   (3) 5/15/2017     A      14706         (4)   (5) Ordinary Shares   (2) 14706   $0.00   14706   D    

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  On May 15, 2017, the Reporting Person was granted an option to purchase 21,146 Ordinary Shares under the Amarin Corporation plc 2011 Stock Incentive Plan (the "Plan"). The option shall vest and become exercisable in a single annual installment upon the earlier of (i) the anniversary of the grant date of May 15, 2017 or (ii) the Issuer's annual general meeting of shareholders in 2018.
(2)  The Ordinary Shares may be represented by American Depositary Shares, each of which currently represents one Ordinary Share.
(3)  Each Restricted Stock Unit ("RSU") represents a contingent right to receive one Ordinary Share or cash in lieu thereof at the Issuer's discretion, with settlement to be made on a deferred basis, specifically upon the non-employee director's separation of service with the Issuer.
(4)  On May 15, 2017 the Reporting Person was granted 14,706 RSUs under the Plan. The RSUs vest in equal annual installments over a three-year period, with each installment vesting upon the earlier of (i) the anniversary of the grant date of May 15, 2017 or (ii) the Issuer's annual general meeting of shareholders in such year.
(5)  Not applicable.

Remarks:
These grants are made in accordance with the Issuer's previously disclosed non-employee director compensation program.

In the event of a Change of Control (as defined in the Plan), each of the grants described in this Form 4 vests in full.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
VAN HEEK G JAN
C/O AMARIN PHARMA, INC.
1430 ROUTE 206
BEDMINSTER, NJ 07921
X



Signatures
/s/ Michael W. Kalb, by power of attorney 5/17/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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POWER OF ATTORNEY
For Executing Forms 3, 4 and 5

Know all by these presents, that the undersigned hereby constitutes and appoints each of John F. Thero, Joseph T. Kennedy and Michael W. Kalb, each acting singly, his true and lawful attorney-in-fact from the date hereof to:
(1) Execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the undersigned's capacity as an officer, director and/or 10% shareholder of Amarin Corporation plc (the "Company"), forms and authentication documents for EDGAR Filing Access;
(2) execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the undersigned's capacity as an officer, director and/or 10% shareholder of the Company, Forms 3, 4 and 5 in accordance with Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the rules thereunder;
(3) do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the undersigned that may be necessary or desirable to complete the execution of any such Form 3, 4 or 5, complete and execute any amendment or amendments thereto, and the timely filing of such form with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and any other authority; and
(4) take any other action of any type whatsoever in connection with the foregoing which, in the opinion of such attorney-in-fact, may be of benefit to, in the best interests of, or legally required by, the undersigned, it being understood that the documents executed by such attorney-in-fact on behalf of the undersigned pursuant to this Power of Attorney shall be in such form and shall contain such terms and conditions as such attorney-in-fact may approve in his discretion. The undersigned hereby grants to each such attorney-in-fact full power and authority to do and perform all and every act and thing whatsoever requisite, necessary, and proper to be done in the exercise of any of the rights and powers herein granted, as fully for all intents and purposes as the such attorney-in-fact might or could do if personally present, with full power of substitution or revocation, hereby ratifying and confirming all that such attorney-in-fact, or his substitute or substitutes, shall lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue of this power of attorney and the rights and powers herein granted. The undersigned acknowledges that the foregoing attorneys-in-fact, in serving in such capacity at the request of the undersigned, are not assuming any of the undersigned's responsibilities to comply with Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3, 4, and 5 with respect to the undersigned's holdings of and transactions in securities issued by the Company, unless earlier revoked by the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to the foregoing attorneys-in-fact. By this Power of Attorney, the undersigned further revokes all previous powers of attorney relating to the undersigned's obligations to file Forms 3, 4 and 5 in respect of the Company's securities under Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and related matters. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to be executed this 30th day of June, 2016.

/s/ Jan van Heek
Jan van Heek