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 14, 2010
FactSet Research Systems Inc.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
601 Merritt 7
Norwalk, Connecticut 06851
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
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|Item 5.02||Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers|
At the Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the Meeting) of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FactSet) held on December 14, 2010, the stockholders of FactSet voted on and approved the Amended and Restated FactSet Research Systems Inc. 2004 Stock Option and Award Plan (the Plan), including the reservation of an additional 4,000,000 shares of common stock for issuance thereunder.
The terms and conditions of the Plan are described in FactSets Revised Proxy Statement dated December 6, 2010 (the 2010 Proxy Statement). The Plan is attached and filed as Exhibit 10.1 to this current report on Form 8-K, and is incorporated by reference herein.
|Item 5.07||Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders|
The following three proposals were submitted to the stockholders at the fiscal 2010 Annual Meeting of Stockholders held on December 14, 2010:
|1.||To elect three directors to the Board of Directors, each for a three-year term.|
|2.||To ratify the appointment of the accounting firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as FactSets independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending August 31, 2011.|
|3.||To approve the amendment and restatement of the FactSet Research Systems Inc. 2004 Stock Option and Award Plan.|
For more information about the foregoing proposals, see FactSets Revised Proxy Statement dated December 6, 2010. Holders of FactSet common stock were entitled to one vote per share and vote together as a single class on all matters (including the election of directors) submitted to a vote of stockholders. The number of votes cast for and against and the number of abstentions and non-votes with respect to each matter voted upon are set forth below:
Proposal 1: To elect three members to the Board of Directors of FactSet, each for a three-year term.
Joseph E. Laird
James J. McGonigle
Charles J. Snyder
The other directors whose terms of office continued after the Meeting are: Scott A. Billeadeau, Michael F. DiChristina, Philip A. Hadley, Walter F. Siebecker and Joseph R. Zimmel.
Proposal 2: To ratify the appointment of the accounting firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers LP as FactSets independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending August 31, 2011.
Proposal 3: To approve the amendment and restatement of the FactSet 2004 Stock Option and Award Plan, including an increase to the number of authorized shares of common stock that may be issued under the Plan by 4,000,000.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits|
The following exhibit is furnished as part of this Current Report on Form 8-K.
|10.1||FactSet Research Systems Inc. 2004 Stock Option and Award Plan, as Amended and Restated|
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.
|FACTSET RESEARCH SYSTEMS INC.|
|Date: December 17, 2010||/S/ MAURIZIO NICOLELLI|
|Senior Vice President and Director of Finance|
|(Principal Financial Officer)|
|/S/ MATTHEW J. MCNULTY|
|Matthew J. McNulty|
|Vice President and Controller|
|(Principal Accounting Officer)|