Union Drilling 8-K 2007
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): August 7, 2007
UNION DRILLING, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
On August 7, 2007, the Board of Directors of Union Drilling, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the Company) adopted Amended and Restated Bylaws (the Restated Bylaws) amending Sections 5.01 and 5.03 of the Companys existing Bylaws, effective on August 7, 2007, to permit the issuance of shares of the Companys capital stock in uncertificated form. The amendments will permit direct or book-entry registration of shares of the Companys capital stock and thereby facilitate the Companys eligibility to participate in a direct registration system, or DRS. DRS will allow shares of the Companys stock to be owned, reported and transferred electronically in uncertificated form and without the need for physical stock certificates.
The summary above is qualified in its entirety by the Restated Bylaws filed herewith as Exhibit 3.1 to this report and incorporated herein by reference.
Also on August 7, 2007, the Company issued a press release announcing the appointment of David Goldberg as Vice-President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of the Company. A copy of this press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and the information contained therein is incorporated herein by reference.
(c) Exhibits. The following materials are filed as exhibits to this Current Report on Form 8-K:
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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 thereunto duly authorized.