U.S. SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER
PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 UNDER
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Commission File Number: 333-10486
For the Month of July 2006
Trend Micro Incorporated
(Translation of registrants name into English)
Shinjuku MAYNDS Tower, 1-1, Yoyogi 2-chome,
Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-0053, Japan
(Address of principal executive offices)
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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, thereunto duly authorized.
TREND MICRO INCORPORATED
July 5, 2006
/s/ MAHENDRA NEGI
Representative Director, Chief Operating Officer,
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Tokyo, Japan July 5, 2006 Trend Micro Inc. (TSE: 4704; Nasdaq: TMIC), announced that its Chief Executive Officer Eva Chen has advised the Board of Directors that the staff of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) may recommend that the SEC commence a civil enforcement action against Ms. Chen for alleged violations of Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Rule 10b-5 thereunder involving her spouse, Daniel Chiang, and trading in the securities of SINA Corporation. Mr. Chiang is former co-chairman of SINA Corporation. The SEC staff has also inquired into whether Ms. Chen under-reported her holdings in Trend Micro shares.
The Company is not aware of any allegations against Ms. Chen that would be attributable to the Company. The Board of Directors and the Board of Corporate Auditors (for a description of the Board of Corporate Auditors, please refer to our annual report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2005, which has been filed with the SEC) are monitoring the effects of this development on the Company.
About Trend Micro
Trend Micro Incorporated is a leader in network antivirus and Internet content security software and services. The Tokyo-based corporation has business units worldwide. Trend Micro products are sold through corporate and value-added resellers and managed service providers. For additional information, visit www.trendmicro.com.
For Additional Information
Mr. Mahendra Negi
Chief Operating Officer / Chief Financial Officer / IR Officer