NYSE Euronext 8-K 2008
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
August 1, 2008
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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ITEM 2.02 RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITIONS
On August 1, 2008, NYSE Euronext issued a press release announcing its results of operations for, and its financial condition as of the end of, the second quarter 2008.
A copy of the press release and a transcript of the conference call are attached as Exhibit 99.1 and Exhibit 99.2, respectively, to this report and incorporated herein by reference. NYSE Euronext does not intend for this Item 2.02 or Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2 to be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or to be incorporated by reference into filings under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
ITEM 8.01 OTHER EVENTS
On July 31, 2008, the NYSE Euronext Board of Directors approved the removal of the transfer restrictions on approximately 42 million common shares issued in connection with the merger of NYSE and Archipelago, effective upon closing of the Amex transaction. The restrictions on these shares, which represent approximately 16% of the 266 million total common shares outstanding as of June 30, 2008, were originally scheduled to lapse on March 7, 2009.
Also on July 31, 2008, a stipulation was filed with the Supreme Court of New York in which the New York Attorney General, Mr. Richard Grasso and New York Stock Exchange, a subsidiary of NYSE Euronext, each agreed that no party would appeal the New York Appellate Divisions July 1, 2008 decision which, among other things, had affirmed the dismissal of Mr. Grassos contract and defamation claims against the New York Stock Exchange.
ITEM 9.01 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.