SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
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 29, 2004
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
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|1303 East Algonquin Road, Schaumburg, Illinois||60196|
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(Registrants Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Item 5.05 Amendments to the Registrants Code of Ethics, or Waiver of a Provision of the Code of Ethics
The Motorola Code of Business Conduct, which applies to all employees, was amended effective September 29, 2004. The amendments to the Code are briefly described below and the revised Code is furnished as an exhibit to this filing. The amended Code can also be found on the corporate governance page of the Motorola website at www.motorola.com/investor.
The amendments to the Code describe the Audit Committee Line and formalize the following: the requirement for managers to report indications of unethical or illegal conduct; the existing requirement to cooperate with audits and investigations; that Motorola will provide fair, accurate and easily understandable information to the public; a disclosure requirement regarding close relationships that might make it appear that an employee favors another company to the detriment of Motorolas interests; a prohibition of employees receiving a favorable loan as a result of their position and that employees are expected to report possible unethical or illegal conduct.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(c) The following is filed as an Exhibit to this Report.
Exhibit Number 14.1 Motorola Code of Business Conduct, amended as of September 29, 2004.
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.
|Dated: October 1, 2004||By:|| |
/s/ A. Peter Lawson
|A. Peter Lawson|
|Executive Vice President,|
|General Counsel and Secretary|
|14.1||Motorola Code of Business Conduct, amended as of September 29, 2004|