Aligos Therapeutics, Inc.
One Corporate Dr., 2nd Floor
South San Francisco, CA 94080
June 28, 2021
United States Securities and Exchange Commission
Division of Corporation Finance
Office of Healthcare & Insurance
100 F Street, N.E.
Washington, D.C. 20549-6010
Attention: Laura Crotty
Aligos Therapeutics, Inc. Registration Statement on Form S-1 (Registration No. 333-257466)
Ladies and Gentlemen:
In accordance with Rule 461 of Regulation C of the General Rules and Regulations under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, we hereby request acceleration of the effective date of the Registration Statement on Form S-1 (File No. 333-257466) (the Registration Statement) of Aligos Therapeutics, Inc. (the Company). We respectfully request that the Registration Statement become effective as of 4:30 p.m., Washington, D.C. time, on June 30, 2021, or as soon as practicable thereafter, or at such other time as our legal counsel, Latham & Watkins LLP, may request by telephone to the staff of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Once the Registration Statement has been declared effective, please orally confirm that event with our counsel, Latham & Watkins LLP, by calling Mark Roeder at (650) 463-3043 or John Williams at (415) 395-8223.
Thank you for your assistance in this matter.
|Very truly yours,|
|Aligos Therapeutics, Inc.|
|By:||/s/ Lesley Ann Calhoun|
|Lesley Ann Calhoun|
|Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer|
Lawrence M. Blatt, Ph.D., Aligos Therapeutics, Inc.
Lucinda Y. Quan, Aligos Therapeutics, Inc.
Mark Roeder, Latham & Watkins LLP
John Williams, Latham & Watkins LLP
Alan F. Denenberg, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP