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): May 18, 2015
Global Digital Solutions, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
777 South Flagler Drive, Suite 800 West
West Palm Beach, Florida 33401
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (561) 515-6163
___________________________ N/A ___________________________
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 5.03. Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.
On May 18, 2015, Global Digital Solutions, Inc., a New Jersey corporation, filed a Certificate of Amendment to Certificate of Incorporation (the “Amendment”) to change (i) the number of its authorized shares of common stock, par value $0.001 per share, from 450,000,000 to 650,000,000. No change was made to the number of its authorized shares of preferred stock, par value $0.001 per share, which remain at 35,000,000. A copy of the Amendment is attached hereto as Exhibit 3.1.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|3.1||Certificate of Amendment to Certificate of Incorporation.|
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.
|Global Digital Solutions, Inc.|
|Date: May 20, 2015||By:||/s/ Jerome J. Gomolski|
|Jerome J. Gomolski|
|Chief Financial Officer and Vice President|
|3.1||Certificate of Amendment to Certificate of Incorporation (Third Amendment).|
Certificate of Amendment to the Certificate of Incorporation
Pursuant to the provisions of Section 14A:9-2 (4) and Section 14A:9-4 (3), Corporations, General, of the New Jersey Statutes, the undersigned corporation executes the following Certificate of Amendment to its Certificate of Incorporation:
|1.||The name of the corporation is: Global Digital Solutions, Inc.|
|2.||The following amendment to the Certificate of Incorporation was approved by the directors and thereafter duly adopted by a majority of the shareholders of the corporation acting by written consent dated as of the 19 th day of March, 2015:|
Resolved, that Article IV(a) of the Certificate of Incorporation be amended to read as follows:
(a) Authorized Shares. The aggregate number of shares which the corporation shall have the authority to issue is Six Hundred Eighty Five Million (685,000,000) shares. Six Hundred Fifty Million (650,000,000) shares shall be designated "Common Stock", and shall have a par value of $.001. Thirty Five Million (35,000,000) shares shall be designated "Preferred Stock", and shall have a par value of $.001 per share.
|3.||The number of shares outstanding at the time of the adoption of the amendment was: 107,604,352. The total number of shares entitled to vote thereon was: 107,604,352.|
|4.||The number of shares voting for and against such amendment is as follows: (If the shares of any class or series are entitled to vote as a class, set forth the number of shares of each such class and series voting for and against the amendment, respectively).|
Number of Shares Voting
Number of Shares Voting
|BY:||/s/ Jerome J. Gomolski|
|Name:||Jerome J. Gomolski|
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer And Vice President|
D a t e d th i s 18 d a y of May, 2015.