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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 7, 2022



The Travelers Companies, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




(State or other jurisdiction of




(Commission File Number)



(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


485 Lexington Avenue
New York, New York 10017
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip code)


(917) 778-6000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):


¨      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))


Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class


Trading Symbol(s)


Name of each exchange on which registered

Common stock, without par value   TRV   New York Stock Exchange


Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).


Emerging growth company   ¨


If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.    ¨







Item 5.03 Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.


On December 7, 2022, the Board of Directors of The Travelers Companies, Inc. (the “Company”) approved an amendment and restatement of the Company’s bylaws effective immediately. Among other things, the amendments update certain provisions of Article II, Sections 10 and 11 regarding the procedure and disclosure required in connection with shareholder director nominations and business proposals, including to address newly adopted Rule 14a-19 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Such updates include, without limitation, requiring a nominating shareholder to represent whether it intends to solicit proxies in accordance with Rule 14a-19 and to provide reasonable evidence that it has satisfied Rule 14a-19, along with additional background information and disclosures regarding, among other things, nominating shareholders, proposed director candidates, and other persons related to a shareholder’s solicitation of proxies. In addition, the amendments reflect other administrative, ministerial and conforming revisions.


The foregoing summary of the amendments is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Amended and Restated Bylaws, which are attached hereto as Exhibit 3.2 and are incorporated herein by reference.


Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d) Exhibits.


Exhibit Description
3.2 Bylaws of The Travelers Companies, Inc., as Amended and Restated December 7, 2022 (filed herewith).
101.1 Pursuant to Rule 406 of Regulation S-T, the cover page to this Current Report on Form 8-K is formatted in Inline XBRL.
104.1 Cover Page Interactive Data File (Embedded within the Inline XBRL document and included in Exhibit 101.1)







Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, The Travelers Companies, Inc. has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date:     December 12, 2022 THE TRAVELERS COMPANIES, INC.
  By:  /s/ Christine K. Kalla

Name: Christine K. Kalla

Title: Executive Vice President and General Counsel




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