Las Vegas Sands 8-K 2008
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT
TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported) November 19, 2008
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Item 3.01 Notice of Delisting or Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Rule or Standard; Transfer of Listing.
On November 19, 2008, the Company notified the New York Stock Exchange (the “NYSE”) that Andrew R. Heyer had resigned as a member of its Board of Directors and all committees of the Board on which he served, including the Audit Committee. As a result, the membership of the Company’s Audit Committee was reduced to two directors.
On November 20, 2008, the Company received a notice from the NYSE that the Company is deficient in meeting the requirements of Section 303.07(a) of the NYSE’s Listed Company Manual that requires that the audit committee of a listed company have three members.
On November 24, 2008, the Company’s Board of Directors elected Michael A. Leven, a current member of the Board of Directors, to serve as a member of the Audit Committee. As a result, the Company is now in compliance with the requirements of Section 303.07(a) of the NYSE’s Listed Company Manual.
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers.
On November 19, 2008, Andrew R. Heyer resigned as a member of the Company’s Board of Directors, due to the increased demands on his time related to his personal business interests.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report on Form 8-K to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
Dated: November 24, 2008