6-K 1 d378542d6k.htm FORM 6-K Form 6-K

 

 

FORM 6-K

 

 

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

Report of Foreign Private Issuer

Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 of

the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

July 12, 2012

Commission File Number 001-31335

 

 

AU Optronics Corp.

(Translation of registrant’s name into English)

 

 

No. 1 Li-Hsin Road 2

Hsinchu Science Park

Hsinchu, Taiwan

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover Form 20-F or Form 40-F.

Form 20-F  x             Form 40-F  ¨

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1):  ¨

Note: Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1) only permits the submission in paper of a Form 6-K if submitted solely to provide an attached annual report to security holders.

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7):  ¨

Note: Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7) only permits the submission in paper of a Form 6-K if submitted to furnish a report or other document that the registrant foreign private issuer must furnish and make public under the laws of the jurisdiction in which the registrant is incorporated, domiciled or legally organized (the registrant’s “home country”), or under the rules of the home country exchange on which the registrant’s securities are traded, as long as the report or other document is not a press release, is not required to be and has not been distributed to the registrant’s security holders, and, if discussing a material event, has already been the subject of a Form 6-K submission or other Commission filing on EDGAR.

Indicate by check mark whether by furnishing the information contained in this Form, the registrant is also thereby furnishing the information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

Yes  ¨             No  x

If “Yes” is marked, indicate below the file number assigned to the registrant in connection with Rule 12g3-2(b):

Not applicable

 

 

 


INDEX TO EXHIBITS

Item

 

1.   Taiwan Stock Exchange filing entitled, “Statement regarding news reports on July 12, 2012”, dated July 12, 2012.


Signatures

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, thereunto duly authorized.

 

  AU Optronics Corp.
Date: July 12, 2012   By:  

  /s/ Andy Yang

    Name:   Andy Yang
    Title:   Chief Financial Officer


AU Optronics Corp.

July 12, 2012

English Language Summary

Subject: Statement regarding news reports on July 12, 2012.

 

Regulation:   Published pursuant to Article 2-31 of the Taiwan Stock Exchange’s Operating Procedures for the Publication of Material Information by Listed Companies
 

Date of Events: 2012/07/12

Content:

 

1. Name of the reporting media: The Central News Agency, etc.

 

2. Date of the report: 2012/07/12

 

3. Content of the report: Antitrust civil class action in the US relating to the Company.

 

4. Summary of the information provided by investors: N/A.

 

5. Company’s explanation of the reportage or provided information:

We have reached an agreement in principle with Indirect Purchaser Plaintiffs in connection with an antitrust civil class action in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California pending court approval, at which time the company will make further announcement. The Company has made provisions as it deems appropriate in the relevant financial reporting periods. Therefore we expect that the settlement should not cause material impact to the Company’s finance or business in the current or future reporting periods.

 

6. Countermeasures: N/A.

 

7. Any other matters that need to be specified: N/A.