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  SEC FILE NUMBER 000-14338
  CUSIP NUMBER 052769106




Washington, D.C. 20549




FORM 12b-25






(Check One):

Form 10-K Form 20-F Form 11-K Form 10-Q
Form 10-D Form N-CEN Form N-CSR    


For Period Ended: January 31, 2024



Transition Report on Form 10-K
Transition Report on Form 20-F
Transition Report on Form 11-K
Transition Report on Form 10-Q


For the Transition Period Ended: _____________


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Nothing in this form shall be construed to imply that the Commission has verified any information contained herein.


If the notification relates to a portion of the filing checked above, identify the Item(s) to which the notification relates:




Autodesk, Inc.
Full Name of Registrant
Former Name if Applicable
One Market Street, Ste. 400
Address of Principal Executive Office (Street and Number)
San Francisco, CA 94105
City, State and Zip Code





PART II — RULES 12b-25(b) AND (c)


If the subject report could not be filed without unreasonable effort or expense and the registrant seeks relief pursuant to Rule 12b-25(b), the following should be completed. (Check box if appropriate)


(a) The reason described in reasonable detail in Part III of this form could not be eliminated without unreasonable effort or expense;
(b) The subject annual report, semi-annual report, transition report on Form 10-K, Form 20-F, Form 11-K, Form N-CEN or Form N-CSR, or portion thereof, will be filed on or before the fifteenth calendar day following the prescribed due date; or the subject quarterly report or transition report on Form 10-Q or subject distribution report on Form 10-D, or portion thereof, will be filed on or before the fifth calendar day following the prescribed due date; and
(c) The accountant’s statement or other exhibit required by Rule 12b-25(c) has been attached if applicable.


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State below in reasonable detail why Forms 10-K, 20-F, 11-K, 10-Q, 10-D, N-CEN, N-CSR, or the transition report or portion thereof, could not be filed within the prescribed time period.


(Attach extra Sheets if Needed)


Autodesk, Inc. (the “Company”) is unable to file its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended January 31, 2024 (the “Form 10-K”) within the prescribed time period, without unreasonable effort or expense. After the Company’s earnings release on February 29, 2024, information was brought to the attention of management, which promptly informed the Audit Committee (the “Committee”) of the Board of Directors of the Company, that caused the Committee to commence an internal investigation with the assistance of outside counsel and advisors, regarding the Company’s free cash flow and non-GAAP operating margin practices. The Committee is comprised entirely of outside “independent directors” as defined by the Nasdaq Stock Market listing standards. The investigation is ongoing and all parties are working diligently to complete the investigation. The Company has voluntarily contacted the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) to advise it that an internal investigation is ongoing, and the Committee intends to provide additional information to the Commission as the investigation proceeds. The Company needs further time to assist the Committee in its investigation and to review its practices in this regard.


The Company currently does not believe that any of the matters under investigation affect any previously issued financial statements or the information in the Company’s earnings release on February 29, 2024. The Company currently expects to file the Form 10-K within the 15-day extension period prescribed by Rule 12b-25 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.


Safe Harbor Statement


This form contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including statements above regarding the timing and expectations regarding the Committee’s internal investigation, as well as all statements that are not historical facts. There are a significant number of factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from statements made in this report, including: the discovery of additional information relevant to the internal investigation; the conclusions of the Committee (and the timing of the conclusions) concerning matters relating to the investigation; the timing of the review by, and the conclusions of, the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm regarding the investigation and the Company’s financial statements; the risk that the completion and filing of the Form 10-K will take longer than expected; and the risk that the Company will be unable to file the Form 10-K within the extension period of 15 calendar days provided under Rule 12b-25.


Further information on potential factors that could affect the financial results of Autodesk are included in Autodesk's Form 10-K and subsequent Forms 10-Q, which are on file with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Autodesk disclaims any obligation to update the forward-looking statements provided to reflect events that occur or circumstances that exist after the date on which they were made.




(1)   Name and telephone number of person to contact in regard to this notification


Ruth Ann Keene   415   507-5000
(Name)   (Area Code)   (Telephone Number)


(2)   Have all other periodic reports required under Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 during the preceding 12 months or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such report(s) been filed? If answer is no, identify report(s).

Yes No


(3)   Is it anticipated that any significant change in results of operations from the corresponding period for the last fiscal year will be reflected by the earnings statements to be included in the subject report or portion thereof?

Yes No

If so, attach an explanation of the anticipated change, both narratively and quantitatively, and, if appropriate, state the reasons why a reasonable estimate of the results cannot be made.


We refer you to our current report on Form 8-K filed with the SEC on February 29, 2024, which is hereby incorporated by reference.




Autodesk, Inc.
(Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)


has caused this notification to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date April 1, 2024   By /s/ Ruth Ann Keene
        Ruth Ann Keene
        Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary


INSTRUCTION: The form may be signed by an executive officer of the registrant or by any other duly authorized representative. The name and title of the person signing the form shall be typed or printed beneath the signature. If the statement is signed on behalf of the registrant by an authorized representative (other than an executive officer), evidence of the representative’s authority to sign on behalf of the registrant shall be filed with the form.


Intentional misstatements or omissions of fact constitute Federal Criminal Violations (See 18 U.S.C. 1001).