Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR) Files An 8-K Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year

Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR) Files An 8-K Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year
Item 5.03. Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.

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On June5, 2018, the Board of Directors of Emerson Electric Co. (the “Company”) amended the Company’s Bylaws (the “Bylaws”) to remove its forum selection provision. Former Section6 of Article VIII of the Bylaws (“Forum Selection Provision”) previously provided that the sole and exclusive forum for specified legal actions would be courts located in Missouri.

The Forum Selection Provision was submitted for ratification by the Company’s shareholders at the Company’s 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, but it was not approved. The Board has subsequently reconsidered the Provision, and determined to remove it from the Bylaws.

The foregoing description of the amendment to the Bylaws is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Bylaws. The amended Bylaws, and a copy of the amended Bylaw provision marked to show changes from the prior Bylaw provision dated August1, 2017, are included as Exhibits 3.1 and 3.2, respectively, to this Current Report on Form 8-K and are incorporated by reference herein.

Item 5.03. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.


EMERSON ELECTRIC CO Exhibit
EX-3.1 2 d604989dex31.htm EX-3.1 EX-3.1 Exhibit 3.1 EMERSON ELECTRIC CO. BYLAWS As Amended through June 5,…
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About Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR)

Emerson Electric Co. is a diversified global manufacturing company, which provides solutions to customers by bringing technology and engineering together in the industrial, commercial and consumer markets around the world. The Company operates through four segments based on the nature of the products and services rendered: Process Management, Industrial Automation, Climate Technologies and Commercial & Residential Solutions. The Company’s principal production operations are electronics assembly, metal stamping, forming, casting, machining, welding, plating, heat treating, painting and assembly. In addition, the Company uses specialized production operations, including automatic and semiautomatic testing, automated material handling and storage, ferrous and nonferrous machining, and special furnaces for heat treating and foundry applications. The Company provides measurement, control and diagnostic technologies for automated industrial processes.

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