HUSI+G HSBC USA
Filed: 14 Apr 21, 10:33am
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): April 14, 2021 (April 13, 2021)
Commission File Number 001-07436
HSBC USA Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State of incorporation)||(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)|
|452 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York||10018|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of Each Class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of Each Exchange on Which Registered|
|$100,000,000 Zero Coupon Callable Accreting Notes due January 15, 2043||HBA/43||New York Stock Exchange|
|$50,000,000 Zero Coupon Callable Accreting Notes due January 29, 2043||HBA/43A||New York Stock Exchange|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).
Emerging growth company ☐
|HSBC USA INC.|
|Item 5.03. Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.|
On April 13, 2021, the Board of Directors of HSBC USA Inc. (the "Board") approved an amendment to and a restatement of its bylaws (the "Bylaws"), which were effective immediately upon such approval by the Board.
The Bylaws were amended to update Section 3.1, with respect to tenure for non-executive directors to provide that non-executive directors may serve only two three-year terms and that any extension beyond these terms requires prior endorsement by HSBC Holdings plc, and should not exceed nine years. Other amendments were to make a number of non-material changes in order to update and clarify certain items.
The foregoing summary is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Bylaws, which are attached as Exhibit 3.2 hereto and are incorporated by reference herein.
|Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
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|HSBC USA INC.|
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.
Date: April 14, 2021
|HSBC USA INC.|
|By:||/s/ WILLIAM L. KUHN IV|
|William L. Kuhn IV|
|Executive Vice President and General|
|Counsel, Regulatory, Disclosure and|