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): April 29, 2015
Registrant; State of Incorporation;
Address and Telephone Number
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
Two North Ninth Street
Allentown, PA 18101-1179
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Section 5 - Corporate Governance and Management
Item 5.04 Temporary Suspension of Trading Under Registrant's Employee Benefit Plans
On April 29, 2015, PPL Corporation ("PPL") received notice from the plan administrator of the PPL Employee Stock Ownership Plan (the "ESOP") that the ESOP will be in a blackout period that will begin at 4:00 p.m. Eastern time on May 29, 2015 and is scheduled to end at 4:00 p.m. Eastern time on June 19, 2015.
On April 29, 2015, PPL sent a notice of the blackout period to the members of its Board of Directors and its executive officers pursuant to Section 306 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and Section 104 of Regulation BTR of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The form of notice to directors and executive officers is attached as Exhibit 99.1 hereto.
During the blackout period and for a period of two years after the ending date of the blackout period, a participant in the ESOP, a security holder of PPL or other interested persons may obtain information regarding the actual ending date of the blackout period. To obtain such information, without charge, and for all other inquiries regarding the blackout period, PPL may be contacted at: PPL Corporation, Two North Ninth Street, Allentown, PA 18101-1179; Attention: Investor Services (toll-free telephone: 1-800-345-3085).
Section 9 - Financial Statements and Exhibits
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
|99.1 -||Form of Notice, dated April 29, 2015, to directors and executive officers of PPL Corporation.|
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/ Stephen K. Breininger|
Stephen K. Breininger
Vice President and Controller
Dated: April 29, 2015