SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Zapolsky David

(Last) (First) (Middle)
PO BOX 81226

(Street)
SEATTLE WA 98108-1226

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
AMAZON COM INC [ AMZN ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Vice President
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
11/15/2013
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock, par value $.01 per share 11/15/2013 M 1,141 A $0 1,141 D
Common Stock, par value $.01 per share 11/15/2013 M 483 A $0 1,624 D
Common Stock, par value $.01 per share 11/15/2013 M 604 A $0 2,228 D
Common Stock, par value $.01 per share 11/15/2013 S (1) 2,228 D $367.63 0 D
Common Stock, par value $.01 per share 67.498 I Held by the reporting person's Amazon.com 401(k) plan account
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Restricted Stock Unit Award $0 (2) 11/15/2013 M 1,141 05/15/2012 (3) 02/15/2014 Common Stock, par value $.01 per share 1,141 $0 1,142 D
Restricted Stock Unit Award $0 (2) 11/15/2013 M 483 05/15/2011 (4) 02/15/2014 Common Stock, par value $.01 per share 483 $0 483 D
Restricted Stock Unit Award $0 (2) 11/15/2013 M 604 05/15/2013 (5) 02/15/2018 Common Stock, par value $.01 per share 604 $0 12,169 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. This transaction was effected pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 trading plan adopted by the reporting person.
2. Converts into Common Stock on a one-for-one basis
3. This award vests at the rate of 1,517 shares on May 15, 2012, August 15, 2012 and November 15, 2012, 1,518 shares on February 15, 2013, 1,141 shares on each of May 15, 2013, August 15, 2013 and November 15, 2013 and 1,142 shares on February 15, 2014.
4. This award vests at the rate of 37 shares May 15, 2011, August 15, 2011 and November 15, 2011, 35 shares on February 15, 2012, 603 shares on each of May 15, 2012, August 15, 2012, November 15, 2012 and February 15, 2013 and 483 shares on each of May 15, 2013, August 15, 2013, November 15, 2013 and February 15, 2014.
5. This award vests upon the following vesting schedule and the satisfaction of certain business criteria intended to qualify the award as tax-deductible compensation under Section 162(m) of the Internal Revenue Code: 604 shares on each of May 15, 2013, August 15, 2013 and November 15, 2013, 603 shares on February 15, 2014, 866 shares on each of May 15, 2014, August 15, 2014, November 15, 2014 and February 15, 2015, 573 shares on each of May 15, 2015, August 15, 2015, November 15, 2015 and February 15, 2016, 451 shares on each of May 15, 2016, August 15, 2016 and November 15, 2016, 450 shares on February 15, 2017, 1,002 shares on each of May 15, 2017, August 15, 2017 and November 15, 2017 and 1,001 shares on February 15, 2018.
Remarks:
/s/ David Zapolsky, Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary 11/15/2013
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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