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) FEBRUARY 14, 2008
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
o Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
o Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))
On February 14, 2008, the Sheldon G. Adelson 2005 Family Trust filed an Annual Statement of Changes in Beneficial Ownership on Form 5 to report the distribution of an aggregate of 17 million shares of Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) common stock to Sheldon G. Adelson, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of LVS. For estate planning purposes, Mr. Adelson contributed the shares to four newly created grantor retained annuity trusts (GRATs) of which he is the beneficiary. Mr. Adelson retains sole dispositive control over the shares in the new trusts.
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, hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: February 14, 2008