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 16, 2013
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
Glenpointe Centre West
500 Frank W. Burr Blvd.
Teaneck, New Jersey
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|Item 5.03.||Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.|
On September 16, 2013, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (the Company) filed a Certificate of Elimination with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware which, effective upon filing, eliminated from the Companys Restated Certificate of Incorporation all matters set forth in the Certificate of Designations with respect to the Companys Series A Junior Participating Preferred Stock (the Series A Junior Participating Preferred Stock). No shares of the Series A Junior Participating Preferred Stock were issued and outstanding at the time of the filing of the Certificate of Elimination. A copy of the Certificate of Elimination is attached as Exhibit 3.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated into this Item 5.03 by reference.
On September 16, 2013, the Company filed a Restated Certificate of Incorporation with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware to reflect the elimination of the Series A Junior Participating Preferred Stock and to otherwise restate and integrate the Companys former Restated Certificate of Incorporation as previously amended and supplemented. The new Restated Certificate of Incorporation is attached hereto as Exhibit 3.2 and is incorporated into this Item 5.03 by reference.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|3.1||Certificate of Elimination of the Series A Junior Participating Preferred Stock|
|3.2||Restated Certificate of Incorporation|
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.
|COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS CORPORATION|
|By:||/S/ STEVEN SCHWARTZ|
|Title:||Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary|
Date: September 17, 2013