Realty Income 8-K 2011
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: May 3, 2011
REALTY INCOME CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
600 La Terraza Boulevard, Escondido, California 92025-3873
(Address of principal executive offices and Zip Code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 1.01. Entry into Material Definitive Agreement
On and effective May 3, 2011, the Board of Directors of Realty Income Corporation (the “Company”), approved modifications to the Company’s form of indemnification agreement for its officers and directors. The following is a summary of changes to the form of indemnification agreement, which is qualified in its entirety by reference to the form of indemnification agreement filed as Exhibit 10.1 hereto.
The changes to the form of indemnification agreement include revising the provisions of the standard for indemnification to more closely track the language of the Maryland General Corporation Law, the statute pursuant to which the Company was incorporated, and to make certain procedural changes and clarifications to the current form of agreement. The Company intends to have its directors and officers replace existing indemnification agreements with the revised form. Under both the current indemnification agreements and the agreement as revised, the Company will indemnify directors and officers to the maximum extent permitted under Maryland law.
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.
INDEX TO EXHIBITS
Exhibit No. Description