These excerpts taken from the NDAQ 10-K filed Feb 27, 2009.
Closing Plan to New Participants. Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions of the Plan to the contrary, no employee of any Employer shall become a Participant on or after
May 1, 2007.
Benefit Freeze for Existing Participants. Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions of the Plan to the contrary, no Participant shall in any event earn any additional benefit
under the Plan with respect to any periods on or after May 1, 2007. In connection therewith, and solely for purposes of determining the amount of each Participants benefit otherwise payable under the Plan (and for no other purpose under
the Plan), each Participant shall, notwithstanding any other provision of the Plan to the contrary, be deemed to have a Termination of Employment as of April 30, 2007 (or on such persons actual date of Termination of Employment, if
earlier). For the avoidance of doubt, all other provisions of the Plan (including, but not limited to, (i) those governing the time and form of benefit payment and (ii) Section 5.1) shall otherwise remain in full force and effect.