Oracle 8-K 2016
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): November 16, 2016
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
500 Oracle Parkway, Redwood City, California 94065
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
On November 16, 2016, Oracle Corporation (Oracle) held its 2016 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the Annual Meeting). Below is a brief description of each matter submitted to a vote at the Annual Meeting, as well as the number of votes cast for and against and the number of abstentions and broker non-votes with respect to each matter. For more information about these proposals, please refer to Oracles definitive proxy statement filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on September 23, 2016.
Proposal No. 1: Election of Directors
The stockholders elected each of the following persons as a director to hold office until the 2017 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and until his or her successor is elected and qualified, or until his or her earlier resignation or removal.
Proposal No. 2: Advisory Vote to Approve Executive Compensation
The stockholders cast an advisory vote to approve executive compensation as follows: 1,542,493,909 shares in favor, 1,866,730,121 shares against, 8,472,919 shares abstaining and 373,899,549 broker non-votes.
Proposal No. 3: Ratification of Selection of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
The stockholders ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as Oracles independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending May 31, 2017, with 3,764,679,643 shares voting in favor, 23,606,715 shares against and 3,310,140 shares abstaining.
Proposal No. 4: Stockholder Proposal Regarding Lobbying Report
The stockholders defeated a stockholder proposal requesting that Oracles Board of Directors authorize the preparation of a lobbying report, to be updated annually, with 913,940,846 shares in favor, 2,180,091,554 shares against, 323,664,549 shares abstaining and 373,899,549 broker non-votes.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.