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: November 16, 2018
(Date of earliest event reported)
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
800 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrants 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 November 16, 2018, U.S. Bancorp issued $750,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 3.950% Medium-Term Notes, Series X (Senior) due November 17, 2025 (the Notes). The Notes were registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, pursuant to a registration statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-217413) filed by U.S. Bancorp with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In connection with this issuance, the legal opinion as to the legality of the Notes is being filed as Exhibit 5.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|5.1||Opinion and consent of Mayer Brown LLP|
|23.1||Consent of Mayer Brown LLP (included in Exhibit 5.1)|
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.
/s/ James L. Chosy
|James L. Chosy|
|Executive Vice President and General Counsel|
Date: November 16, 2018