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 21, 2017 (December 18, 2017)
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
235 East 42nd Street
New York, New York
(Address of principal executive offices)
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(Former Name or Former Address, if changed since last report)
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Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.
On December 18, 2017, the Board of Directors of Pfizer Inc. (the "Company") amended and restated the Company's by-laws (the "By-laws") to reduce the percentage of outstanding stock required for stockholders to call a special meeting of stockholders from 20% to 10%. Article I, Section 9 of the By-laws permits one or more record holders of shares of stock of the Company representing in the aggregate not less than 10% of the total number of shares of stock entitled to vote on the matter or matters to be brought before the proposed special meeting to call a special meeting of stockholders, subject to the requirements set forth in the By-laws.
The foregoing description of the Company’s By-laws is qualified in all respects by reference to the text of the By-laws, a copy of which is filed as Exhibit 3.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Under the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the authorized undersigned.
By: /s/ Margaret M. Madden
Margaret M. Madden
Dated: December 21, 2017
Title: Senior Vice President and Corporate Secretary
Chief Governance Counsel