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Vitae Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Notes to the Financial Statements (Continued)
For the Years Ended December 31, 2013 and 2012
2. Summary of Significant Accounting Policies and Basis of Accounting (Continued)
Segment and Geographic Information
Operating segments are identified as components of an enterprise about which separate discrete financial information is available for
evaluation by the chief operating decision maker, or decision-making group, in making decisions on how to allocate resources and assess performance. The Company's chief operating decision maker is its
chief executive officer. The Company and its chief executive officer view the Company's operations and manage its business as one operating segment. All revenues and long-lived assets of the Company
are earned and reside in the United States and the Company's collaboration revenue is generated in the United States.
Concentrations of Credit Risk and Off-Balance Sheet Risk
The Company invests cash that is not currently being used for operational purposes in accordance with its investment policy. The policy
allows for the purchase of low-risk debt securities issued by U.S. government agencies and very highly rated corporations, subject to certain concentration limits. The weighted-average days to
maturity of the Company's portfolio shall not
exceed 12 months. The Company believes its established guidelines for investment of its excess cash maintain safety and liquidity through its policies on diversification and investment
instruments that potentially subject the Company to concentrations of credit risk consist principally of cash and cash equivalents, and available-for-sale marketable
Company is exposed to credit risk in the event of default by the institutions holding the cash, cash equivalents, and available-for-sale securities to the extent of the amounts
recorded on the balance sheets.
Cash and Cash Equivalents and Restricted Cash
The Company considers all highly liquid investments purchased with an original maturity of three months or less to be cash equivalents.
The Company was required to maintain a cash balance in the amount of $200,000 and $450,000 as collateral for an outstanding letter of credit at December 31, 2013 and 2012, respectively. The
Company decreased the letter of credit by $250,000 and $50,000 for years ended December 31, 2013 and 2012, respectively. The Company is required to maintain the $200,000 letter of credit
through January 2018. No amounts were outstanding under the letter of credit at December 31, 2013 and 2012.
Marketable Securities, Available-for-Sale
Marketable securities consist of securities with original maturities greater than three months, and are comprised of securities issued
by U.S. government agencies and corporate debt securities. Marketable securities recorded as current assets have maturities of less than one year from the balance sheet date. Marketable securities
recorded as noncurrent assets have maturities of one year or greater from the balance sheet date.
determines the appropriate classification of securities at the time of purchase. The Company has classified its investment portfolio as available-for-sale in accordance with
ASC 320, InvestmentsDebt and Equity Securities. The Company's available-for-sale securities are carried at fair value with unrealized gains
and losses reported in other comprehensive income (loss). Marketable