December 21, 2017
301 E. Dave Ward Drive
Conway, AR 72032
||Registration Statement on Form S-3 |
I am acting as counsel to Acxiom Corporation, a Delaware corporation (the Company) in connection with the
registration of 46,699 shares of the Companys Common Stock, par value $0.10 per share (the Shares), all of which will be sold by certain selling stockholders (the Selling Stockholders), pursuant to a
Registration Statement on Form S-3, as amended (the Registration Statement), filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the Commission) under the Securities Act of
1933, as amended (the Securities Act) on the date first set forth above.
In my capacity as counsel for the Company in
connection with the registration of the Shares, I have examined the Registration Statement and originals or copies, certified or otherwise identified to my satisfaction, of such documents, corporate records, certificates of public officials and
other instruments as I have deemed necessary for the purposes of rendering this opinion. In my examination, I have assumed the genuineness of all signatures, the authenticity of all documents submitted to me as originals, the conformity with the
originals of all documents submitted to me as copies, the authenticity of the originals of such documents and the legal competence of all signatories to such documents.
I render this opinion only with respect to, and express no opinion herein concerning the application or effect of the laws of any state or
jurisdiction other than, the Delaware General Corporation Law, which includes the statutory provisions thereof, all applicable provisions of the Delaware Constitution and reported judicial decisions interpreting the foregoing, and the federal laws
of the United States of America.
Based upon the foregoing, I am of the opinion that the Shares to be sold by the Selling Stockholders
have been duly authorized and are validly issued, fully paid and nonassessable.
I consent to the use of this opinion as an exhibit to the
Registration Statement, and I further consent to the use of my name wherever appearing in the Registration Statement, including the prospectus constituting a part thereof, and any amendment thereto. In giving my consent, I do not thereby admit that
I am in the category of persons whose consent is required under Section 7 of the Securities Act or the rules and regulations of the Commission thereunder.
|Very truly yours,|
/s/ Jerry C. Jones
|Jerry C. Jones|
Chief Ethics and Legal Officer,
President and Assistant Secretary