GLOBAL PARTNERS LP 8-K 2008
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7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure
On October 6, 2008, Global Partners LP (the “Partnership”) issued a press release providing its statement in response to a news brief published on Friday, October 3, 2008 by “Oil Express,” an industry newsletter. A copy of the Partnership’s press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
The information furnished pursuant to Item 7.01 in this report on Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liability of that section, unless the Partnership specifically states that the information is to be considered “filed” under the Exchange Act or incorporates it by reference into a filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act.
9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
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.