Hillshire Brands Co 8-K 2008
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Sara Lee Corporation
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Item 5.03 Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.
On March 27, 2008, the Board of Directors of Sara Lee Corporation adopted amendments to Sara Lee's Bylaws to expand the information required to be provided by any stockholder who submits a nomination for election to the Board of Directors or a stockholder proposal for consideration at an annual meeting of stockholders. The amendments require a stockholder submitting a nomination or proposal to disclose whether the stockholder has hedged its ownership of, or entered into any transaction that has the effect of increasing or decreasing its economic risk or voting power with respect to, Sara Lee common stock.
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.