Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Commitments and Contingencies

Commitments and Contingencies
12 Months Ended
Nov. 30, 2021
Commitments And Contingencies Disclosure [Abstract]  
Commitments and Contingencies


Employment Agreements

The Company has employment agreements in place for certain members of management. These employment agreements which include severance arrangements, are for periods ranging from one to two years and contain certain provisions for severance payments in the event of termination or change of control.


The Company entered into a ten-year lease in April 2004 for its 17,600-square foot cGMP/cGTP compliant corporate headquarters in Oldsmar, Florida. This facility contains the Company’s executive offices, its conference and training center, its laboratory processing and cryogenic storage facility and its scientific offices. In July 2018, the Company extended the main lease through December 31, 2021 for the 17,600 square foot space. On January 11, 2021, the Company extended the main lease through December 31, 2024 for the 17,600 square foot space.

The Company entered into a one-year lease in November 2013 for an additional 800 square feet of office space in Miami, Florida for annual rent of approximately $38,000. The lease commenced during December 2013. In December 2016, the Company extended the lease through December 31, 2019. In April 2021, the Company extended the lease through April 30, 2023.

Rent charged to operations was $328,877 and $318,587 for the fiscal years ended November 30, 2020 and 2019, respectively, and is included in cost of sales and selling, general and administrative expenses in the consolidated statements of comprehensive income.

The future minimum rental payments under the current operating lease are as follows:


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Legal Proceedings

From time to time, the Company is subject to proceedings, lawsuits, contract disputes and other claims in the normal course of its business. The Company believes that the ultimate resolution of current matters should not have a material adverse effect on the Company’s business, consolidated financial position or results of operations. It is possible, however, that there could be an unfavorable ultimate outcome for or resolution of any such claim, which could be material to the Company’s results of operations for a particular quarterly reporting period. Litigation is inherently uncertain and there can be no assurance that the Company will prevail. The Company does not include an estimate of legal fees and other related defense costs in its estimate of loss contingencies