Amarin Corporation plc
AMARIN CORP PLC\UK (Form: 3, Received: 12/21/2017 16:04:15)
FORM 3
        
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF 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 *

Salyer Marc

2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (MM/DD/YYYY)
12/11/2017 

3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

AMARIN CORP PLC\UK [AMRN]

(Last)        (First)        (Middle)

C/O AMARIN PHARMA, INC., 1430 ROUTE 206

4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

_____ Director                            _____ 10% Owner
___ X ___ Officer (give title below)          _____ Other (specify below)
See Remarks /

(Street)

BEDMINSTER, NJ 07921       

(City)              (State)              (Zip)
5. 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 Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned
(Instr. 4)
3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(MM/DD/YYYY)
3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Stock Option (Right to Buy)     (1) 10/2/2027   Ordinary Shares   (2) 700000   $3.49   D    

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  On October 2, 2017, the reporting person was granted an option under the Amarin Corporation plc 2011 Stock Option Plan (the "Plan"). The option vests and becomes exercisable as follows: 25% of the total number of underlying shares shall vest on September 11, 2018, and the remaining 75% of the underlying shares shall vest ratably over the subsequent 36 months.
(2)  The Ordinary Shares may be represented by American Depositary Shares, each of which currently represents one Ordinary Share.

Remarks:
Title: Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer

In the event of a Change of Control (as defined in the Plan), the grant described in this Form 3 vests in full.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Salyer Marc
C/O AMARIN PHARMA, INC., 1430 ROUTE 206
BEDMINSTER, NJ 07921


See Remarks

Signatures
/s/ Mark Salyer 12/21/2017
** 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 21st day of December, 2017.

                                         /s/ Mark Salyer
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                                         Mark Salyer