Yahoo! 8-K 2009
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): June 25, 2009
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (408) 349-3300
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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:
1995 Stock Plan
The Board of Directors of Yahoo! Inc. (the Company) previously adopted an amended and restated version of the Yahoo! Inc. 1995 Stock Plan (the Restated 1995 Plan), subject to approval of the amendments by the Companys stockholders. At the Companys annual meeting of stockholders held June 25, 2009, the Companys stockholders approved the Restated 1995 Plan. Among other things, the Restated 1995 Plan reflects amendments to (i) increase the number of shares of the Companys common stock available for award grants under the Restated 1995 Plan by 50,000,000 shares (so that a maximum of 754,000,000 shares of the Companys common stock may be issued or delivered pursuant to awards granted under the Restated 1995 Plan); (ii) change the share-counting provisions so that each share issued in respect of restricted stock and other full-value awards under the Restated 1995 Plan will count as 1.75 shares against the share limits; (iii) extend the Companys ability to grant new awards under the Restated 1995 Plan until April 2, 2019; and (iv) extend the Companys authority to grant awards under the Restated 1995 Plan intended to qualify as performance-based compensation within the meaning of Section 162(m) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code through the 2014 annual meeting of stockholders as well as to grant such performance-based awards that would be payable only in cash and to approve the performance criteria listed in Appendix A to the Restated 1995 Plan for use in connection with such performance-based awards.
A copy of the Restated 1995 Plan is filed as an exhibit to this report and is incorporated herein by reference.
1996 Employee Stock Purchase Plan
The Companys Board of Directors previously approved an amended and restated version of the Companys Amended and Restated 1996 Employee Stock Purchase Plan (the Restated Purchase Plan), subject to approval of the amendments by the Companys stockholders. At the Companys annual meeting of stockholders held June 25, 2009, the Companys stockholders approved the Restated Purchase Plan. Among other things, the Restated Purchase Plan reflects amendments to (i) increase the number of shares authorized for issuance under the Restated Purchase Plan by 30,000,000 shares (so that the maximum aggregate number of shares that may be issued under the Restated Purchase Plan would increase to 75,000,000 shares); and (ii) extend the term of the Restated Purchase Plan so that no new offering period would commence after May 10, 2029.
A copy of the Restated Purchase Plan is filed as an exhibit to this report and is incorporated herein by reference.
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.
Date: June 29, 2009