This excerpt taken from the WMT 8-K filed Aug 23, 2007.
Form of Global Notes representing the 6.500% Notes Due 2037
This Note is a global security and is registered in the name of CEDE & CO., as nominee of the Depositary, The Depository Trust Company. Unless and until this Note is exchanged for Notes in definitive form, this Note may not be transferred except as a whole by the Depositary or a nominee of the Depositary to the Depositary or another depositary or by the Depositary or any such nominee to a successor depositary or a nominee of such successor depositary.
Unless this Note is presented by an authorized representative of The Depository Trust Company, a New York corporation (DTC), to the issuer or its agent for registration of transfer, exchange or payment, and any certificate issued is registered in the name of Cede & Co. or in such other name as is requested by an authorized representative of DTC (and any payment is made to Cede & Co. or to such other entity as is requested by an authorized representative of DTC), ANY TRANSFER, PLEDGE OR OTHER USE HEREOF FOR VALUE OR OTHERWISE BY OR TO ANY PERSON IS WRONGFUL inasmuch as the registered owner hereof, Cede & Co., has an interest herein.