Texas Instruments 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): December 12, 2016
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INCORPORATED
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)
12500 TI BOULEVARD
DALLAS, TEXAS 75243
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (214) 479-3773
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
On December 12, 2016, the Registrant’s Board of Directors approved amendments to the By-Laws of the Registrant primarily to implement proxy access. Article II, Section 9(c) has been added to the By-Laws to permit a stockholder, or a group of up to 20 stockholders, owning at least 3% of the Registrant’s outstanding common stock continuously for at least three years to nominate and include in the Registrant’s proxy materials director nominees constituting up to the greater of two individuals or 20% of the Board of Directors, provided that the stockholders and the nominees satisfy the requirements specified in the By-Laws.
The By-Laws were also amended to make certain refinements and conforming changes to the advance notice provisions for stockholder nominations, contained in Article II, Section 9(a)-(b), and the requirements for stockholder business at an annual meeting, contained in Article II, Section 10. Other technical and administrative changes were also approved by the Board of Directors.
The foregoing description of the Registrant’s By-Laws is qualified in all respects by reference to the text of the By-Laws, which are attached hereto as Exhibit 3 and incorporated herein by reference.
ITEM 9.01. 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.