Hillshire Brands Co 8-K 2009
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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 26, 2009, the Board of Directors of Sara Lee Corporation adopted amendments to Sara Lee's Bylaws to clarify the language of certain provisions, add more specificity regarding procedures, standards or limitations that are required or that are the default standard under Maryland law, update the Bylaws for changes in applicable law and make substantive changes to several provisions. A summary of the amendments to the Bylaws adopted on March 26th are set forth below.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
A copy of the Bylaws, as amended on March 26, 2009, is attached as Exhibit 3.1 to this report.
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.