On September 12th, the SEC instituted proceedings to determine whether to disapprove the NASDAQ Stock Market's proposed additional listing requirements for reverse mergers so that the NASDAQ proposal can be considered jointly with similar proposals by the New York Stock Exchange and NYSE Amex. Interested persons are invited to submit written data, views and arguments regarding whether the proposed rule change should be disapproved by October 17, 2011. Any person who wishes to file a rebuttal to any other person's submission must file that rebuttal by October 26, 2011. SEC Release No. 34-65319.