NASDAQ OMX Group 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 22, 2010 (April 16, 2010)
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: +1 212 401 8700
No change since last report
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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:
On December 16, 2009 and March 23, 2010, NASDAQ OMXs board of directors approved amendments to NASDAQ OMXs By-Laws that took effect on April 16, 2010, following SEC approval. The By-Law amendments implement a majority voting standard by providing that, in an uncontested election, directors shall be elected by holders of a majority of the votes cast at any meeting for the election of directors at which a quorum is present. The By-Law amendments also implement procedures if a nominee in an uncontested election fails to receive the requisite vote for election to the board. The text of the amended and restated By-Laws is attached to this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 3.2.
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.