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FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
Brown Martin S JR
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
BROWN FORMAN CORP [BFA, BFB]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
__X__ Director _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
850 DIXIE HIGHWAY
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
06/08/2012
(Street)

LOUISVILLE, KY 40210
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Class A Common 06/08/2012   J(1)   13,626 A (2) 186,340 D  
Class A Common               30 I By Spouse
Class A Common               1,500 I Trust f/b/o Children
Class A Common               5,508 I UTMA f/b/o Child
Class A Common               1,682 I UTMA f/b/o Child
Class A Common 06/08/2012   J(1)   13,626 D (2) 0 I Trust
Class B Common 06/08/2012   J(1)   13,358 D (2) 28,371 D  
Class B Common               7 I By Spouse
Class B Common               375 I Trust f/b/o Children
Class B Common               2,502 I UTMA f/b/o Child
Class B Common               795 I UTMA f/b/o Child
Class B Common 06/08/2012   J(1)   13,358 A (2) 16,764 I Trust

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Stock Appreciation Right $58             05/26/2006 04/30/2015 Class B Common 477   477 D  
Stock Appreciation Right $55.69             07/27/2006 04/30/2016 Class B Common 3,023   3,023 D  
Stock Appreciation Right $53.8             07/26/2007 04/30/2017 Class B Common 3,756   3,756 D  
Stock Appreciation Right $56.58             07/24/2008 04/30/2018 Class B Common 3,447   3,447 D  
Stock Appreciation Right $43.1             07/23/2009 04/30/2019 Class B Common 4,236   4,236 D  
Deferred Stock Units (3)               (4)   (4) Class B Common 985.38   985.38 D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
Brown Martin S JR
850 DIXIE HIGHWAY
LOUISVILLE, KY 40210
  X      

Signatures

 Laura H. Pulliam, Atty. in Fact for Martin S. Brown, Jr.   06/12/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) On June 8, 2012, the reporting person exchanged 13,626 Class A shares, indirectly held in a trust, for an economically equivalent number of Class B shares (13,358) held directly.
(2) BFA and BFB closing prices as of June 7, 2012, were used to determine approximate economic equivalency. For BFA, $86.63; for BFB, $88.36.
(3) Each deferred stock unit represents a contingent right to receive one share of Brown-Forman Class B common stock.
(4) The deferred stock units vest over the course of the Board year. Vested shares will be delivered to the reporting person on the first February 1st that is at least 6 months following the Director's termination from Board service.

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