McAfee Inc 8-K 2008
UNITED STATES 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: October 9, 2008
(Date of earliest event reported)
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Santa Clara, California 95054
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
As previously disclosed, on December 21, 2007, McAfee, Inc. (McAfee) reached a tentative settlement with the plaintiffs in the pending federal and state derivative securities lawsuits (the Derivative Lawsuits) related to McAfees historical stock option practices. On September 29, 2008, McAfee entered into a Stipulation of Settlement (the Settlement Agreement) with the plaintiffs regarding the Derivative Lawsuits. On October 9, 2008, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California granted an order preliminarily approving the Settlement Agreement. The terms of the Settlement Agreement are described in the notice of proposed settlement attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1, and include certain corporate governance reform measures attached hereto as Exhibit 99.2.
Item 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 hereunto duly authorized.