Form 8-K Item 8.01
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): December 21, 2012
VERIFONE SYSTEMS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Commission File Number: 001-32465
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation or Organization)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
2099 Gateway Place, Suite 600
San Jose, CA 95110
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01. Other Events
On December 21, 2012, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued its opinion reversing the district court's dismissal of the consolidated shareholder securities class actions against VeriFone Systems, Inc. and certain of its officers and directors, with the exception of the dismissal of plaintiffs' claims under Section 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, which the Ninth Circuit affirmed. Previously, in March 2011, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California had dismissed with prejudice all of these consolidated shareholder securities class actions, and plaintiffs in the case filed their appeal to the Ninth Circuit, captioned as In Re: VeriFone Holdings, Inc. Securities Litigation, number 11-15860.
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.
VERIFONE SYSTEMS, INC.
Date: December 21, 2012
By: /s/ Albert Liu
Name: Albert Liu
Title: Executive Vice President, Corporate Development and General Counsel