March 7, 2003
On February 14, Gregory R. Babyak, Kevin M. Foley, and David Tamburelli of Bloomberg L.P. and Roger D. Blanc of Willkie Farr & Gallagher met with Commissioners Cynthia A. Glassman and Harvey J. Goldschmid and Brian A. Stern, counsel to Commissioner Glassman; myself, counsel to Commissioner Goldschmid; Susan M. Ameel, counsel to Commissioner Paul S. Atkins; Robert L.D. Colby, Deputy Director, Division of Market Regulation; and Lawrence E. Harris, Chief Economist, Office of Economic Analysis.
The discussion concerned the Notice of Filing of a Proposed Rule Change by the New York Stock Exchange, Inc. Relating to the Dissemination of Liquidity Quotations, Release No. 34-4091, File No. SR-NYSE-2002-55 (Dec. 23, 2002). Messrs. Babyak, Foley, Tamburelli, and Blanc expressed the views contained in Bloomberg's comment letter, dated February 26, 2003, on this matter. During the discussion, the Bloomberg representatives referred to a live feed from Bloomberg's system and to the slides that Bloomberg has attached to the February 26 letter.