Hillshire Brands Co 8-K 2009
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Sara Lee Corporation
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On August 6, 2009, the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, Chancery Division, gave preliminary approval of a Stipulation and Agreement of Settlement (the "Stipulation") entered into between Sara Lee Corporation ("Sara Lee"), the plaintiffs in the pending consolidated shareholder derivative action ("Plaintiffs") and all defendants named in the derivative action (the "Individual Defendants"). The settlement of the derivative action is subject to final approval by the Circuit Court of Cook County.
The information disclosed in this Current Report, including Exhibit 99 hereto, is being furnished and shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference into any filing made under the Securities Act of 1933, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
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.