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MS Morgan Stanley

Filed: 10 Nov 21, 4:55pm

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant To Section 13 or 15(d) of

the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): November 10, 2021

 

Morgan Stanley

(Exact Name of Registrant

as Specified in Charter)

 

Delaware1-1175836-3145972
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)(Commission File Number)(IRS Employer Identification No.)

 

1585 Broadway, New York, New York 10036
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (212) 761-4000

 

Not Applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.01 par valueMSNew York Stock Exchange

Depositary Shares, each representing 1/1,000th interest in a share of Floating Rate

Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series A, $0.01 par value

MS/PANew York Stock Exchange

Depositary Shares, each representing 1/1,000th interest in a share of Fixed-to-Floating Rate

Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series E, $0.01 par value

MS/PE

New York Stock Exchange

Depositary Shares, each representing 1/1,000th interest in a share of Fixed-to-Floating Rate

Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series F, $0.01 par value

MS/PFNew York Stock Exchange

Depositary Shares, each representing 1/1,000th interest in a share of Fixed-to-Floating Rate

Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series I, $0.01 par value

MS/PINew York Stock Exchange

Depositary Shares, each representing 1/1,000th interest in a share of Fixed-to-Floating Rate

Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series K, $0.01 par value

MS/PKNew York Stock Exchange

Depositary Shares, each representing 1/1,000th interest in a share of 4.875%

Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series L, $0.01 par value

MS/PLNew York Stock Exchange

Depositary Shares, each representing 1/1,000th interest in a share of 4.250%

 Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series O, $0.01 par value

MS/PONew York Stock Exchange

Global Medium-Term Notes, Series A, Fixed Rate Step-Up Senior Notes Due 2026

of Morgan Stanley Finance LLC (and Registrant’s guarantee with respect thereto) 

MS/26CNew 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 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

 

Emerging growth company

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.

 

 

 

Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

 

On November 10, 2021, the Board of Directors (“Board”) of Morgan Stanley (the “Company”) elected Erika H. James to the Board, effective January 1, 2022. The Board determined that Ms. James is independent in accordance with the director independence standards established under the Company’s Corporate Governance Policies.

 

Ms. James will receive compensation as a non−employee director in accordance with the Company’s non−employee director compensation practices described in “Item 1 − Election of Directors: Corporate Governance Practices− Director Compensation” of the Company’s Annual Meeting Proxy Statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 1, 2021.

 

The Company’s related press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8−K and is incorporated by reference in its entirety.

 

Item 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d)Exhibits
  
Exhibit 
NumberDescription
  
99.1Press release of the Company, dated November 10, 2021
  
101Interactive Data Files pursuant to Rule 406 of Regulation S-T formatted in Inline eXtensible Business Reporting Language (“Inline XBRL”).
  
104Cover Page Interactive Data File (formatted in Inline XBRL and contained in Exhibit 101).

 

 

SIGNATURE

 

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.

 

  

MORGAN STANLEY

(Registrant) 

   
   
Date:November 10, 2021 By:/s/ Martin M. Cohen
    Name: Martin M. Cohen
    Title:Corporate Secretary