Nortel Networks 8-K 2005
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) MARCH 15, 2004
NORTEL NETWORKS CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code 905-863-0000
(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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):
Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement
On March 15, 2005, the registrant issued a press release (the Press Release), attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1, announcing that Nortel Networks Limited (the registrants principal direct operating subsidiary) obtained a new waiver from Export Development Canada (EDC), the terms and conditions of which are summarized in the Press Release which is incorporated by reference herein. A copy of the letter agreement containing the waiver to the EDC Support Facility (as defined in the Press Release) is filed herewith 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.
Dated: March 16, 2005