Edwards Lifesciences 8-K 2007
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): September 17, 2007
EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Item 5.03. Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.
On September 17, 2007, the Board of Directors of Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (the Company) voted to amend the Companys bylaws to provide for majority voting in uncontested director elections.
A copy of the amended and restated Bylaws is attached as exhibit 3.2.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
3.2 Bylaws of Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (amended and restated as of September 17, 2007).
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.