UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington,  D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K



CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934



Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):  May 8, 2017





BBX CAPITAL CORPORATION

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)





 

 

Florida

001-09071

59-2022148

(State or other jurisdiction

(Commission

(IRS Employer

of incorporation)

File Number)

Identification No.)



401 East Las Olas Boulevard, Suite 800, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

33301

(Address of principal executive offices)

(Zip Code)



Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 954-940-4900





Not applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)



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Item 8.01 Other Events.  



BBX Capital Corporation (“BBX Capital”) announced that after a six week trial a federal jury has rendered a verdict on all counts in favor of a wholly owned subsidiary of BBX Capital formerly known as BankAtlantic Bancorp and Alan B. Levan, BBX Capital’s Chairman and CEO, and against the United States Securities and Exchange Commission in a  case titled In re: Securities and Exchange Commission v. BankAtlantic Bancorp, Inc. and Alan B. Levan.   



On May 8, 2017, a press release was issued announcing the jury’s verdict.     



A copy of BBX Capital’s press release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 hereto.



Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.



(d) Exhibits



99.1Press release of BBX Capital Corporation dated May 8, 2017















 

 


 

SIGNATURES



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.







BBX Capital Corporation



 



 

Date: May 9, 2017

 



By: /s/  Raymond S. Lopez            



Raymond S. Lopez,



Executive Vice, President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer



 





 


 

EXHIBIT INDEX 

 

 

 

 

 

Exhibit

 

Description

 

 

 

 

 

 

99.1 

 

 

Press release of BBX Capital Corporation dated May 8, 2017