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Nov 28, 2006 5:58 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:    
Nov 28, 2006 6:15 pm

Thanks, Bill.

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

Nov 28, 2006 10:48 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 29, 2006 2:35 am

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

Nov 29, 2006 9:55 am

Caruso (an attorney) had negative comments about this merger for a NY Times' piece today: (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 10:51 am

Soundbites on merger from Ketchum: (see business section)

Dec 1, 2006 3:34 pm

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