GLOBAL PARTNERS LP 8-K 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 16, 2014
GLOBAL PARTNERS LP
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
P.O. Box 9161
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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On May 16, 2014, Global Partners LP (Global) received a subpoena from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) requesting information for relevant time periods primarily relating to Globals accounting for Renewable Identification Numbers and the recent restatement of its consolidated financial statements as of and for the quarters ended March 31, 2013, June 30, 2013 and September 30, 2013. Global intends to cooperate fully with the SEC.
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.