|EX-99.1 - EX-99.1 - ARBITRON INC||exhibit1.htm|
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):||March 26, 2012|
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|of incorporation)||File Number)||Identification No.)|
|9705 Patuxent Woods Drive, Columbia, Maryland||21046|
(Address of principal executive offices)
|Registrants telephone number, including area code:||410-312-8000|
Former name or former address, if changed since last report
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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On March 26, 2012, Arbitron Inc. (the "Company") announced it has entered into a settlement with the Attorney General of the State of California, the Los Angeles City Attorney and the San Francisco City Attorney, which has resolved all allegations against the Company in a lawsuit that was filed on March 21, 2012 in the Superior Court of the State of California, County of San Francisco relating to the marketing and commercialization of the Arbitron Portable People MeterTM radio ratings service in Los Angeles, Riverside-San Bernardino, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco and San Jose, California.
A copy of the press release announcing the settlement and the Company’s commitments relating to the settlement is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Exhibit 99.1 Press Release of Arbitron Inc. dated March 26, 2012
The information in Item 7.01 of this Form 8-K and attached Exhibit shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Exchange Act or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
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.
|March 26, 2012||By:||
/s/ Timothy T. Smith
|Name: Timothy T. Smith|
|Title: Timothy T. Smith, Executive Vice President, Business Development and Strategy, Chief Legal Officer, and Secretary|
|Press Release of Arbitron Inc. dated March 26, 2012|