Chubb 8-K 2005
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
THE CHUBB CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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On December 8, 2005, the Board of Directors of The Chubb Corporation (Chubb) completed its review of Chubbs non-employee director compensation program. Pursuant to that review, Chubbs Board of Directors has approved the non-employee director compensation structure set forth on Exhibit 10.1 hereto, which will become effective January 1, 2006. Exhibit 10.1 is incorporated by reference into this Item 1.01 of Form 8-K as if fully set forth herein.
On December 8, 2005, Chubb issued a press release announcing that the Board of Directors had approved a stock repurchase program authorizing the Company to repurchase up to 14,000,000 shares of the Companys common stock. The press release announcing the Companys stock repurchase is attached as Exhibit 99.1.
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 thereunto duly authorized.
DATED DECEMBER 8, 2005