NASD/NYSE Merger on Radio

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Nov 28, 2006 12:58 pm

National Public Radio's Marketplace program will be featuring a discussion about the proposed NASD/NYSE merger tonight.  Registered Rep. columnist and regulatory lawyer Bill Singer will be explaining his opposition to the proposal.  For details on your local station or to hear the rebroadcast online, visit:



http://marketplace.publicradio.org/pm.html
 
 
Nov 28, 2006 1:15 pm

Thanks, Bill.


Will call-ins be taken to voice opinions on this merger?

Nov 28, 2006 5:48 pm

I just heard an atty. on Bloomberg say that, selfishly, that this combination was bad for lawyers that are focused in this area.


Less lawyers on the other side to fight with....Might not be a bad thing...


Nov 28, 2006 9:35 pm

Here's Chris Cox' "spin" on the merger:


http://www.sec.gov



Nov 29, 2006 4:55 am

Caruso (an attorney) had negative comments about this merger for a NY Times' piece today:


http://www.nytimes.com (see business section)


The biggest beef the NASD/NYSE arb lawyers have is by combining the two agencies, they lose "choice of venue."



Nov 29, 2006 5:51 am

Soundbites on merger from Ketchum:


http://www.nypost.com (see business section)

Dec 1, 2006 10:34 am

C1 of WSJ article today on NASD-NYSE Regulatory arm merger (story by Randall Smith).