On September 24th, the SEC granted accelerated approval to the NASDAQ Stock Market's proposal prohibiting members from voting uninstructed shares for the election of a member of the board of directors of an issuer (except for a vote with respect to the uncontested election of a member of the board of directors of any investment company registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940), executive compensation, or any other significant matter, as determined by the Commission. Comments should be submitted on or before October 22, 2010. SEC Release No. 34-62992.