Marshall & Ilsley 8-K 2010
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 27, 2010
MARSHALL & ILSLEY CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (414) 765-7801
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:
Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
At the 2010 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the 2010 Annual Meeting) of Marshall & Ilsley Corporation (the Corporation) held on April 27, 2010, the Corporations shareholders approved the Marshall & Ilsley Corporation 2010 Equity Incentive Plan (the 2010 Plan). The aggregate number of shares of the Corporations common stock, $1.00 par value per share (the Common Stock), subject to the 2010 Plan is 14,000,000 shares. Persons eligible for awards under the 2010 Plan include current and prospective employees, non-employee directors, consultants or other persons who provide services to the Corporation and who hold, or will hold, positions of responsibility and whose performance, in the judgment of the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors or management of the Corporation, can have a significant effect on the success of the Corporation. Awards under the 2010 Plan may include incentive stock options and non-statutory stock options, shares of restricted stock or restricted stock units, or stock appreciation rights. In all events, upon the occurrence of a change in control (as defined in the 2010 Plan), all awards will become fully vested and immediately exercisable, except to the extent that accelerated vesting is prohibited under the applicable law and regulations.
The foregoing description of the 2010 Plan is qualified in its entirety by reference to the 2010 Plan attached as Appendix A to the Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A filed on March 12, 2010 in connection with the Corporations 2010 Annual Meeting, which is incorporated herein by reference.
Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
The following matters were voted upon at the 2010 Annual Meeting:
To elect the 14 individuals recommended by the Board of Directors to serve as directors. The results of this proposal were as follows:
To approve the Marshall & Ilsley Corporation 2010 Equity Incentive Plan. The results of this proposal are as follows:
To ratify the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP to audit the financial statements of the Corporation for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2010. The results of this proposal are as follows:
To approve a non-binding, advisory proposal on the compensation of the Corporations executive officers. The results of this proposal are as follows:
On April 27, 2010, the Corporation issued a press release announcing events which took place in connection with the 2010 Annual Meeting. The press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
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 hereunto duly authorized.