SEC Filings


10-Q
CUMMINS INC filed this Form 10-Q on 10/31/2017
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14A under the Exchange Act or other applicable law; or (H) any Requesting Shareholder shall have violated the reporting requirements of Section 13 of the Exchange Act. The Board of Directors (or a designated committee thereof) shall determine, in its discretion, whether all requirements set forth in this Section 1.2(b) have been satisfied and such determination shall be binding on the Corporation and its shareholders, including the Requesting Shareholders.

(vi) Except as otherwise provided in this Section 1.2(b), a special meeting held following a Special Meeting Request shall be held at any such date, time and place, within or without the State of Indiana, as may be fixed by the Board of Directors (or a designated committee thereof) in its discretion.

(vii) A Requesting Shareholder may revoke a Special Meeting Request by written revocation delivered to the Secretary at the principal executive offices of the Corporation at any time prior to the special meeting. If, following such revocation (or deemed revocation pursuant to Section 1.2(b)(iii)(6)), there are unrevoked requests from Requesting Shareholders holding, in the aggregate, less than the Requisite Percentage, the Board (or a designated committee thereof), in its discretion, may cancel the special meeting and, in such event, the Requesting Shareholders who revoked the Special Meeting Request shall be jointly and severally liable to the Corporation for its costs incurred in connection with the cancelled special meeting.

(viii) If none of the Requesting Shareholders appears or sends a duly authorized agent to present the business to be presented for consideration specified in the Special Meeting Request, the Corporation need not present such business for a vote at the special meeting, notwithstanding that proxies in respect of such matter may have been received by the Corporation. In such event, the Requesting Shareholders who did not appear or send a duly authorized agent shall be jointly and severally liable to the Corporation for the Corporation’s costs incurred in connection with the special meeting.

(ix) Business transacted at any special meeting shall be limited to (A) the purpose(s) stated in the valid Special Meeting Request for such special meeting and (B) any additional matters the Board of Directors or designated committee determines, in its discretion, to submit to the shareholders at such special meeting.

Section 1.3 Proper Business. To be properly brought before an annual meeting, business must be specified in the notice of the meeting (or any supplement thereto) given by or at the direction of the Board of Directors, otherwise properly brought before the meeting by or at the direction of the Board of Directors, or otherwise properly brought before the meeting by a shareholder.

(a) The exclusive means for a shareholder to make nominations for the election of Directors are set forth in Section 2.11 and Section 2.13 of these By-Laws.

(b) For business (other than nominations for the election of Directors) to be properly brought before an annual meeting by a shareholder, the shareholder must have given written notification thereof, either by personal delivery or by United States mail, postage prepaid, to the Secretary of the Corporation not later than ninety (90) days in advance of the Originally Scheduled Date (as defined in Section 1.3(g) of these By-Laws) of such meeting (provided, however, that if the Originally Scheduled Date of such meeting is earlier than the first anniversary of the date set forth in the Corporation’s first mailed definitive proxy materials for the prior year’s annual meeting (the “Anniversary Date”), such written notification may be so given and received not later than the close of business on the 10th day following the date of the first public disclosure, which may include any public filing by the Corporation with the Securities and Exchange Commission, of the Originally Scheduled Date of such meeting).

(c) Any notification by a shareholder under Section 1.3(b) of these By-Laws shall set forth as to each matter the shareholder proposes to bring before the meeting (i) a brief description of the business described to be brought before the meeting, the reasons for conducting such business at the meeting; (ii) the name and address, as they appear on the Corporation’s books, of the shareholder proposing such business and of any beneficial owner or owners, if any, on whose behalf the business is being proposed; (iii) a representation that the shareholder is a holder of record of shares of stock of the Corporation entitled to vote at the meeting and intends to appear in person or by proxy at the meeting to propose such business; (iv) the class and number of shares of stock of the Corporation that are owned beneficially and of record by such shareholder or beneficial owner or owners and a representation that such shareholder will notify the Corporation in writing of the class and number of such shares owned of record and beneficially as of the record date for the meeting within five (5) business days following the later of the record date or the date the record date is first publicly disclosed; (v) any option, warrant, convertible security, stock appreciation right, or similar right with an exercise or conversion privilege or a settlement payment or mechanism at a price related to any class or series of shares of the Corporation or with a value derived in whole or in part from the value of any class or series of shares of the Corporation, whether or not