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, 2014 (September 12, 2014)



Avago Technologies Limited

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Singapore   001-34428   98-0682363

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

1 Yishun Avenue 7

Singapore 768923

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (65) 6755-7888



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Item 5.05. Amendments to the Registrant’s Code of Ethics, or Waiver of a Provision of the Code of Ethics.

On September 12, 2014, the board of directors (the “Board”) of Avago Technologies Limited (the “Company”) approved amendments to the Company’s Code of Ethics and Business Conduct (the “Code of Conduct”), which applies to all directors, officers and employees of the Company and its controlled subsidiaries. The following is a summary of the substantive amendments to the Code of Conduct: (i) the Conflicts of Interest section was provide further clarification on what constitutes a conflict of interest; (ii) the Gifts and Entertainment section was amended to require employees to obtain pre-approval from a Vice President or the Compliance Officer before providing anything of value to a government employee or official, other than lawful political contributions, and to further clarify what constitutes appropriate gifts, entertainment and hospitality offered on behalf of the Company in a business context; and (iii) the Compliance Standards and Procedures – Reporting Violations section was amended to emphasize that retaliation against employees raising a concern in good faith under the policy is strictly prohibited, and to add a cross reference to the Company’s Open Door Policy for Reporting Complaints. The amendments took effect upon adoption by the Board.

The foregoing summary of the amendments to the Code of Conduct is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Code of Conduct, as so amended, which is available in the “Investors – Governance” section of our website at


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.

Date: September 17, 2014


Avago Technologies Limited

    /s/ Anthony E. Maslowski

Name:       Anthony E. Maslowski
Title:       Chief Financial Officer