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): August 9, 2018



Fulton Financial Corporation

(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its Charter)




Pennsylvania   0-10587   23-2195389

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification Number)


One Penn Square

Lancaster, Pennsylvania

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 717-291-2411



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Item 8.01 – Other Events.

Fulton Financial Corporation (“Fulton”) today announced that the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance have terminated the Consent Orders those agencies issued on February 25, 2015 to the corporation’s bank subsidiary, Fulton Bank of New Jersey. These orders were originally issued for deficiencies in the Bank Secrecy Act and Anti-Money Laundering (“BSA/AML”) compliance program at that bank. Today’s announcement follows Fulton’s statement, released October 30, 2017, that the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency had lifted similar orders at three of Fulton’s other banking subsidiaries.

The press release issued by Fulton containing the announcement is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01 – Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits


Exhibit No.



99.1    Press Release dated August 9, 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.


    By:   /s/ Daniel R. Stolzer
      Daniel R. Stolzer
      Senior Executive Vice President,
      Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary