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 26, 2018
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
|(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(I.R.S. Employer Identification Number)|
|1108 Fifth Avenue, San Rafael, California 94901|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)|
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On April 26, 2018, the Registrant issued a press release, a copy of which 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 dated April 26, 2018
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.
| ||Westamerica Bancorporation|
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|Date: April 26, 2018||By: ||/s/ John "Robert" Thorson |
| || ||John "Robert" Thorson|
| || ||Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer|
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