Form 8-K





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): September 17, 2012



The ADT Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)






(Jurisdiction of Incorporation)  


File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification Number)

1501 Yamato Road

Boca Raton, Florida 33431

(Address of Principal Executive Offices, including Zip Code)

(561) 988-3600

(Registrant’s telephone number, including Area Code)



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):


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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure

The following information is furnished pursuant to Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure. This information shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”) or incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing. On September 17, 2012, Tyco International Ltd. issued a press release reporting the results of its special general meeting of shareholders and updating its previously issued fiscal fourth quarter guidance, including with respect to its North American residential and small business security business which is held by The ADT Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Tyco International Ltd. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report and incorporated by reference in this Item 7.01.

Item 9.01. Exhibits






99.1    Press Release of Tyco International Ltd. issued September 17, 2012.


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.


Date: September 17, 2012     THE ADT CORPORATION


/s/ N. David Bleisch

    Name:   N. David Bleisch
    Title:   Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary