CIT Group Inc 8-K 2008
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SEC 873 (11-06)
Pursuant to this Form 8-K/A, the registrant amends the report on Form 8-K, previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission with respect to the registrant on January 29, 2008 to correct a typographical error made in the opinion as to legality, filed as Exhibit 5.1 to such report on Form 8-K.
More specifically, paragraph (d) on page 2 of the opinion as to legality, filed as Exhibit 5.1 to such report on Form 8-K, inadvertently stated that the registrants by-laws were last amended on December 10, 2007. The registrants by-laws were subsequently amended in a manner not material to such opinion as to legality on January 15, 2008.
Accordingly, paragraph (d) on page 2 of the opinion as to legality, filed as Exhibit 5.1 to such report on Form 8-K, is being amended hereby to delete the phrase, , as amended through July 28, 2005 and December 10, 2007, respectively, appearing in the first (1st) and second (2nd) lines thereof and to insert in lieu thereof the phrase, , in each case, as amended through the date of this opinion.
The remainder of such report on Form 8-K remains unchanged from the original filing thereof. A copy of the opinion as to legality, as corrected, is attached as Exhibit 5.1 hereto.
Section 9 Financial Statements and Exhibits
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The following exhibits are filed or furnished herewith. The exhibit numbers correspond to those prescribed by Item 601 of Regulation S-K (17 CFR 229.601) .
5.1 Opinion of CIT
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.