SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) December 15, 2010
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|600 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA||15219|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code (412) 456-4400
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report).
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|Item 5.03.||Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.|
On December 15, 2010, the Board of Directors of Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation (the Company) approved an amendment and restatement of the Companys existing Amended and Restated By-Laws (as so amended and restated, the Amended and Restated By-Laws). The purpose of the amendment and restatement was generally to modernize the Companys by-laws. The amendments reflected in the Amended and Restated By-Laws include, among others, requirements that a shareholder seeking to bring business before an annual shareholder meeting disclose additional information regarding the shareholders economic interests in the Company. The Amended and Restated By-Laws also contain a number of conforming changes and other non-material changes, such as providing for electronic transmission of communications and clarifying the applicability of certain provisions to uncertificated shares.
The foregoing summary of the Amended and Restated By-Laws is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Amended and Restated By-Laws filed as Exhibit 3.1 hereto and incorporated herein by reference.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|Exhibit 3.1||Amended and Restated By-Laws of Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation, as amended and restated on December 15, 2010|
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.
|By:||/S/ ROSE HOOVER|
|Senior Vice President and Secretary|
Dated: December 21, 2010