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): April 8, 2020
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Delaware 1-768 37-0602744
(State or other jurisdiction of (Commission File (I.R.S Employer Identification No.)
510 Lake Cook Road, Suite 100, Deerfield, Illinois 60015
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (224) 551-4000
Former name or former address, if changed since last report: N/A
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class Trading Symbol (s)Name of each exchange which registered
Common Stock ($1.00 par value) CAT The New York Stock Exchange
9 3/8% Debentures due March 15, 2021 CAT21 The New York Stock Exchange
8% Debentures due February 15, 2023 CAT23 The New York Stock Exchange
5.3% Debentures due September 15, 2035 CAT35 The New York Stock Exchange
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Item 5.03 Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.
On April 8, 2020, the Board of Directors (the "Board") of Caterpillar Inc. (the "Company") approved and adopted amended and restated Bylaws (the "Amended and Restated Bylaws") which became effective immediately upon the Board's approval. The Amended and Restated Bylaws, among other things, allow the annual meetings of stockholders to be held solely by means of remote communication as determined by the board of directors, in its sole discretion.
The foregoing summary of the Amended and Restated Bylaws does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Amended and Restated Bylaws. The Amended and Restated Bylaws and a copy marked to show changes are attached as Exhibits 3.1 and 3.2 respectively. Exhibit 3.1 is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
3.1 Bylaws of Caterpillar Inc. (as amended and restated April 8, 2020)
3.2 Marked Bylaws of Caterpillar Inc.
104 The cover page from this Current Report on Form 8-K, formatted in Inline XBRL.