8-K 1 form_8k.htm FORM 8-K

 

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)

September 19, 2008

LEGG MASON, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Maryland

   

1-8529

   

52-1200960

(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)

 

(Commission File
No.)

 

(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

100 Light Street, Baltimore, Maryland

                

21202

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

(Zip Code)

Registrant's telephone number, including area code:

(410) 539-0000

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))

 

     
     

Item 8.01

 

Other Events.

     

 

The Company believes that, based on discussions with the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") and the fact that the Company's SIC code is 6282, one of the SIC codes listed in Appendix A to the release provided below, the common stock of the Company is covered by the order of the SEC described in Release No. 34-58592 restricting short sales.

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 hereunto duly authorized.

 

                                          

                                         

LEGG MASON, INC.

 

 

(Registrant)

 

 

 

 

 

Date: September 19, 2008

By:

/s/ Thomas P. Lemke

 

 

 

Thomas P. Lemke

 

 

 

Senior Vice President and General
Counsel

 
 

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