Datawatch Corporation
DATAWATCH CORP (Form: 4, Received: 04/20/2017 16:42:14)
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 *

OSBORNE RICHARD DE J
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

DATAWATCH CORP [ DWCH ]
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 DATAWATCH CORPORATION, 4 CROSBY DRIVE
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

4/18/2017
(Street)

BEDFORD, MA 01730
(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
Common Stock   4/18/2017     A    7000   A $0   (1) 355502   (2) D    
Common Stock                  3000   I   Spouse   (3)

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

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  The securities awarded on 4/18/2017 are in the form of restricted stock units (RSUs) issued pursuant to the Datawatch Third Amended and Restated 2011 Equity Compensation and Incentive Plan. 2,333 RSUs will vest on 5/1/2018 and an additional 2,333 RSUs will vest on 5/1/2019, with the final 2,334 RSUs vesting on 5/1/2020. This vesting schedule is subject to acceleration in certain instances in connection with an acquisition or other change of control event.
(2)  Includes 143,370 shares held by Carnegie Hill Associates, LLC. Mr. Osborne is the Managing Principal of Carnegie Hill Associates, LLC and may be deemed a beneficial owner of the shares held by Carnegie Hill Associates, LLC. Mr. Osborne disclaims beneficial ownership of these shares except to the extent of his pecuniary interest therein.
(3)  These shares are owned by Mr. Osborne's wife. The reporting person acquired beneficial ownership of these shares upon his marriage to the owner of the shares on November 22, 2014. The reporting person disclaims beneficial ownership of these securities, and this report shall not be deemed an admission that the reporting person is the beneficial owner of the securities for purposes of Section 16 or for any other purpose.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
OSBORNE RICHARD DE J
C/O DATAWATCH CORPORATION
4 CROSBY DRIVE
BEDFORD, MA 01730
X



Signatures
/s/ Robert V. Jahrling, as attorney-in-fact 4/20/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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