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): May 17, 2012
CHIPOTLE MEXICAN GRILL, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
1401 Wynkoop Street, Suite 500
Denver, CO 80202
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (303) 595-4000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
As previously disclosed, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, including its Immigration and Customs Enforcement arm, as well as the office of the U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, have been conducting investigations into our compliance with employee work authorization laws and regulations. On May 17, 2012, we received a subpoena from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, pursuant to a formal order of investigation by that agency requesting that we provide information regarding our compliance with employee work authorization requirements, our related public statements and other disclosures, and related information. We intend to fully cooperate with the SEC in its investigation.
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.
|Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc.|
May 18, 2012
|Name: John R. Hartung|
|Title: Chief Financial Officer|