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): September 18, 2018
WELLS FARGO & COMPANY
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
420 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, California 94163
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 1-866-249-3302
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Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.
On September 18, 2018, Wells Fargo & Company (the “Company”) filed with the Delaware Secretary of State a Certificate Eliminating the Certificate of Designations with respect to the Company’s 8.00% Non-Cumulative Perpetual Class A Preferred Stock, Series J, which, effective upon filing, eliminated from the Company’s Restated Certificate of Incorporation all matters set forth in the Certificate of Designations for the 8.00% Non-Cumulative Perpetual Class A Preferred Stock, Series J, filed with the Delaware Secretary of State on December 30, 2008.
The Certificate Eliminating the Certificate of Designations with respect to the Company’s 8.00% Non-Cumulative Perpetual Class A Preferred Stock, Series J, is filed herewith as Exhibit 3.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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 hereunto duly authorized.
September 18, 2018
WELLS FARGO & COMPANY
/s/ ANTHONY R. AUGLIERA
Anthony R. Augliera
Executive Vice President and Secretary