Comments on NASDAQ Rulemaking

The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC; Notice of Filing of Proposed Rule Change to Adopt Listing Rules Related to Board Diversity

[Release No. 34-90574; File No. SR-NASDAQ-2020-081]

Submitted Comments

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Comments have been received from individuals and entities using the following Letter Type
A: 5
B: 21
C: 3
Aug. 1, 2021 Duke Ashwood, JD, LLM, MBA
Jul. 11, 2021 Ryan G., Technologist
Jun. 3, 2021 Matthew Nord and David Sambur, Co-Lead Partners of Private Equity, Apollo Global Management, Inc.
Jul. 2, 2021 Jonathan Nelson, Managing Partner, HACKFund, CEO, Hackers/Founders
May 7, 2021 Nicholas Lawson
May 3, 2021 Publius Oeconomicis
May 1, 2021 Nicholas D. Lawson, M.D., J.D. Candidate, Class of 2021, Georgetown University Law Center
Apr. 28, 2021 Shundrawn Thomas, President, Northern Trust Asset Management
Apr. 20, 2021 Kevin R. Eckert, Partner, Task Force X Capital
Apr. 19, 2021 Ann Skeet, Senior Director of Leadership Ethics, Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, Santa Clara University and Neela Rajendra Executive Director, Co-Founder, Science of Diversity & Inclusion Initiative
Apr. 9, 2021 Alliance for Fair Board Recruitment
Apr. 7, 2021 Luka Erceg,J.D., L.L.M., M.B.A., C.T.P., C.I.R.A., Disabled Professional, Attorney-and-Counselor at Law
Apr. 6, 2021 Alliance for Fair Board Recruitment
Apr. 6, 2021 Wade Henderson, Interim President and CEO, and LaShawn Warren, Executive Vice President for Government Affairs, The Leadership Conference
Apr. 6, 2021 Ted Kennedy, Jr., Board Chair, American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), and Chad T. Jerdee, Board Chair, Disability:IN
Apr. 5, 2021 David A. Morken, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, Bandwidth Inc.
Apr. 5, 2021 Betsy Z. Cohen, Chairman of the Board, FinTech Masala
Apr. 5, 2021 Samuel S. Guzik, Guzik & Associates
Apr. 2, 2021 The Herndon Directors Institute, Inaugural Class of Fellows
Apr. 2, 2021 National LGBT Chamber of Commerce, National Veteran-Owned Business Association, Out & Equal Workplace Advocates, U.S. Black Chambers, Inc., United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation, and Women Impacting Public Policy
Mar. 25, 2021 Art Ally, President and CEO, Timothy Plan
Mar. 23, 2021 Fiona Reynolds, Chief Executive Officer, Principles for Responsible Investment
Mar. 16, 2021 Kewsong Lee, Chief Executive Officer, The Carlyle Group
Mar. 15, 2021 Mary F. Roche and Gerard J. Roche
Mar. 11, 2021 Patrick Spence, Chief Executive Officer, Sonos, Inc.
Mar. 11, 2021 Richard Morrison, Research Fellow, Competitive Enterprise Institute
Mar. 11, 2021 Samuel R. Danziger
Mar. 10, 2021 Matt Maddox, Chief Executive Officer, Wynn Resorts, Limited
Mar. 9, 2021 Kelly Buckland, Executive Director, National Council on Independent Living
Mar. 7, 2021 Nicholas D. Lawson, M.D., J.D. Candidate, Class of 2021, Georgetown University Law Center
Mar. 5, 2021 Fran Seegull, President, U.S. Impact Investing Alliance
Feb. 26, 2021 Jeffrey S. Davis, Senior Vice President, Senior Deputy Counsel, Nasdaq
Feb. 25, 2021 Carolyn Maloney and Gregory Meeks, Members of Congress
Feb. 20, 2021 William Michael Cunningham, Economist, Creative Investment Research
Feb. 17, 2021 Brad Gerstner, Founder & CEO, Altimeter Capital; Sukhinder Singh, Founder & Chair, The Boardlist; and Guy Primus, CEO, Valence
Feb. 13, 2021 R. Harris
Feb. 12, 2021 Senator Pat Toomey, et al.
Feb. 11, 2021 Scott A. Dahnke, Global Co-CEO, Catterton Management Company, LLC and J. Michael Chu, Co-CEO, Catterton Management Company, LLC
Feb. 8, 2021 Eve Lewis, Chair, NAIC and Board of Directors, BetterInvesting et al.
Feb. 6, 2021 Werner Lind
Feb. 5, 2021 Ballard Spahr LLP on behalf of The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
Feb. 2, 2021 Maria Town, President & CEO, American Association of People with Disabilities and Jill Houghton, President & CEO, Disability:IN
Feb. 2, 2021 Christine Genge
Feb. 2, 2021 Scott Young
Feb. 2, 2021 A. Christians
Feb. 1, 2021 Robert Harold
Feb. 1, 2021 Cindy Brandt
Feb. 1, 2021 Anonymous
Feb. 1, 2021 James Huggins
Feb. 1, 2021 Geoffrey White
Feb. 1, 2021 Jason Negri
Feb. 1, 2021 Jeremy Wichman
Jan. 29, 2021 Edward J. Shoen, Shareholder, UHAUL
Jan. 29, 2021 Brad Sherman, Chair Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets, Member of Congress
Jan. 28, 2021 Tammy Flores, Executive Director, National Stuttering Association
Jan. 27, 2021 Spencer Cleaves
Jan. 25, 2021 John R. Quigley
Jan. 25, 2021 Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi, President, RespectAbility; Carol Glazer, President, National Organization on Disability; The Hon Katherine McCary, CEO, DIsability:IN DC Metro; William D. Goren, Esq., J.D., LL.M., Attorney and Consultant, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); Thomas Foley, President, National Disability Institute; and Sean Luechtefeld, Senior Director, Communications, ANCOR
Jan. 25, 2021 Zainab Alkebsi, President, Board of Directors, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Bar Association
Jan. 25, 2021 Janice S. Lintz, CEO Hearing Access & Innovations, Inc.
Jan. 18, 2021 Paul Kraft
Jan. 17, 2021 Titania McGrath, Chief Investment and Diversity Officer, Woke Capital, LLC
Jan. 15, 2021 Nicholas D. Lawson, M.D., J.D. Candidate, Class of 2021, Georgetown University Law Center
Jan. 15, 2021 Joseph Miller
Jan. 15, 2021 Clayton Butler
Jan. 15, 2021 Steve Ashe
Jan. 14, 2021 Peter Flaherty, Chair, National Legal and Policy Center and Paul D. Kamenar, Counsel, National Legal and Policy Center
Jan. 14, 2021 Stephen J. Kastenberg, Ballard Spahr, LLP
Jan. 13, 2021 Aron Szapiro, Head of Policy Research, Morningstar, Inc. and Michael Jantzi, Chief Executive Officer, Sustainalytics
Jan. 11, 2021 Kristi Mitchem, Chief Executive Officer, BMO Global Asset Management
Jan. 11, 2021 Senator, 35th District of California, Steven Bradford, Chair, California Legislative Black Caucus
Jan. 8, 2021 Victor Calise, Commissioner, New York City Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities
Jan. 8, 2021 Colin Gallagher
Jan. 8, 2021 Wes Moore, CEO, Robin Hood
Jan. 8, 2021 Jeffrey S. Davis, Senior Vice President, Nasdaq Inc.
Jan. 7, 2021 Catherine Cortez Masto, United States Senator, et al.
Jan. 7, 2021 Karen Smith, Hillsboro, Texas
Jan. 7, 2021 Henryk A. Kowalczyk
Jan. 6, 2021 Leslyek Killian
Jan. 6, 2021 Dianne Feinstein, United States Senator
Jan. 6, 2021 Deanna Oppenheimer, Phyllis Campbell & Charlotte Guyman, BoardReady
Jan. 6, 2021 Elicia Banks-Gabriel, VP, Talent Culture at One All
Jan. 6, 2021 Olshan Shareholder Activism Group
Jan. 6, 2021 W. Fischer, Retired
Jan. 4, 2021 David A. Bell, Co-Chair, Corporate Governance, Fenwick & West LLP
Jan. 5, 2021 Henry D. Wolfe, Chairman, De la Vega Occidental & Oriental Holdings L.L.C.
Jan. 5, 2021 Assemblymember Evan Low, Chair and Senator Susan Talamantes Eggman, Vice Chair, California Legislative LGBTQ Caucus
Jan. 4, 2021 Omar A. Karim, President, Banneker Ventures and Chairman, The Collective
Jan. 4, 2021 Kurt Schacht, CFA, JD, CFA Institute Advocacy and Karina Karakulova, Capital Markets Policy - Americas
Jan. 4, 2021 Joan Haffenreffer, President, Women’s Forum of New York
Jan. 4, 2021 Christopher "Chip" Paucek, Co-Founder & CEO, 2U, Inc.
Jan. 4, 2021 Scott M. Stringer, Comptroller, New York City
Jan. 4, 2021 Lisa Detwiler, President, The Forum of Executive Women
Jan. 4, 2021 Abraham Kim, Ph.D., Executive Director, Korean Americans
Jan. 4, 2021 The Board of Directors Brighthouse Financial, Inc.
Jan. 4, 2021 Brandon J. Rees, Deputy Director, Corporations and Capital Markets
Jan. 4, 2021 Project on Fair Representation
Jan. 4, 2021 Tom Quaadman, Executive Vice President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness
Jan. 4, 2021 Brian V. Breheny, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Jan. 4, 2021 Edgar Hernandez, Assistant Director, Capital Stewardship, SEIU
Jan. 4, 2021 Dorri McWhorter, Chief Executive Officer, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago
Jan. 4, 2021 Jean Lee, President & Chief Executive Officer, Minority Corporate Counsel Association
Jan. 4, 2021 Steve Nelson, Chief Executive Officer, Institutional Limited Partners Association
Jan. 4, 2021 Heidi Hardin, MFS Investment Management
Jan. 4, 2021 Linda Akutagawa, Chair, Alliance for Board Diversity
Jan. 4, 2021 Aldrin K. Enis, President, One Hundred Black Men, Inc. of New York
Jan. 4, 2021 Molly Gochman, Founder & President, Stardust
Jan. 4, 2021 The Harkin Institute for Public Policy Citizen Engagement, Drake University
Jan. 4, 2021 Lisa Woll, CEO, US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment
Jan. 4, 2021 Kerry E. Berchem, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Jan. 4, 2021 Lisa M. Fairfax, Alexander Hamilton Professor of Business Law, George Washington University Law School
Jan. 4, 2021 Dev Stahlkopf, Corporate Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Microsoft Corporation
Jan. 4, 2021 Joseph M. Torsella, Pennsylvania State Treasurer
Jan. 4, 2021 Rear Admiral A.B. Cruz III, USN (ret.), President, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
Jan. 4, 2021 David R. Burton, Senior Fellow in Economic Policy, The Heritage Foundation
Jan. 4, 2021 Lisa Hayles, Investment Manager, Trillium Asset Management
Jan. 4, 2021 Snowdon Beinn Ltd.
Jan. 4, 2021 Marc H. Morial, President and CEO, National Urban League
Jan. 4, 2021 Amy Hepburn
Jan. 4, 2021 Rosie Bichard & Patricia Rodriguez Christian, Co-Presidents, WomenExecs on Boards
Jan. 4, 2021 The Committee of 100
Jan. 4, 2021 Dr. Michelle McMurry-Heath, Chief Executive Officer, Biotechnology Innovation Organization and Elliott M. Francis, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Biotechnology Innovation Organization
Jan. 4, 2021 Josh Becker, Senator, California State Senate
Jan. 4, 2021 Brandi Nicole Johnson
Jan. 4, 2021 Stanley M. Bergman, Chairman and CEO, Henry Schein, Inc.
Jan. 4, 2021 Michelle Dunstan, SVP, Global Head of Responsible Investing, AllianceBernstein L.P. and Diana Lee, AVP, Director of Corporate Governance, AllianceBernstein L.P.
Jan. 4, 2021 Linda Akutagawa, Chair, The Alliance for Board Diversity
Jan. 4, 2021 Cristina Garcia, Chair, Assemblywoman, 58th District and Nancy Skinner, Vice Chair, 9th District
Jan. 4, 2021 Subha V. Barry, President, Working Mother Media
Jan. 4, 2021 Thomas Chow, Irene Liu, Andrew Song, Co-Chairs, Bay Area Asian American General Counsel
Jan. 4, 2021 Ramiro A. Cavazos, President and CEO, United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Jan. 3, 2021 Olivia D. Morgan, Executive Director and Co-Founder, California Partners Project
Jan. 3, 2021 Cynthia Overton
Jan. 3, 2021 Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer, Facebook, Inc.
Jan. 2, 2021 Phil Goldstein
Jan. 2, 2021 Concerned American Executives
Jan. 1, 2021 Dan Dees, Co-Head Investment Banking Division, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
Jan. 1, 2021 Charlotte Laurent-Ottomane, Executive Director, Thirty Percent Coalition and Toni Wolfman, Co-Chair, Public Policy Outreach Committee, Thirty Percent Coalition
Dec. 31, 2020 Constance Armstrong, Executive Director, The Boston Club
Dec. 31, 2020 Seth Magaziner, General Treasurer, State of Rhode Island
Dec. 31, 2020 Dennis E. Nixon, President, International Bancshares Corporation
Dec. 31, 2020 Cassandra H.B. Jennings, President and CEO, Greater Sacramento Urban League
Dec. 31, 2020 Roger W. Ferguson, Jr., President and CEO, TIAA and Jose Minaya, CEO, Nuveen, a TIAA Company
Dec. 31, 2020 Mark Ferguson & Miguel Nogales, Co-Chief Investment Officers, Global Equity Strategy, Generation Investment Management LLP
Dec. 31, 2020 Michael W. Frerichs, Illinois State Treasurer
Dec. 31, 2020 Christopher A. Iacovella, Chief Executive Officer, American Securities Association
Dec. 31, 2020 Robert Ludke, Founder, Ludke Consulting, LLC and Regina Kline, Founder and CEO, SmartJob, LLC
Dec. 31, 2020 Paul M. Kinsella, Partner Emily J. Oldshue, Partner and Jeremiah Williams, Partner, Ropes & Gray
Dec. 31, 2020 Matthew Glen
Dec. 31, 2020 Margaret M. Chin, Professor of Sociology
Dec. 31, 2020 Marcie Frost, Chief Executive Officer, California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS)
Dec. 31, 2020 Dieter Waizenegger, Executive Director, CtW Investment Group
Dec. 30, 2020 Jeffrey P. Mahoney, General Counsel, Council of Institutional Investors
Dec. 30, 2020 Thomas P. DiNapoli, Comptroller of the State of New York
Dec. 30, 2020 Justin Danhof and Scott Shepard, Free Enterprise Project, National Center for Public Policy Research, The National Center
Dec. 30, 2020 Benjamin Colton, Global Co-head of Asset Stewardship, State Street Global Advisors and Robert Walker, Global Co-head of Asset Stewardship, State Street Global Advisors
Dec. 30, 2020 Gary A. LaBranche, FASAE, CAE, President & CEO, National Investor Relations Institute
Dec. 30, 2020 Mary Pryshlak, Head of Investment Research, Wellington Management Company LLP
Dec. 30, 2020 John W. Rogers, Jr., Chairman and Co-CEO, Ariel Investments, LLC and Mellody Hobson, President and Co-CEO, Ariel Investments, LLC
Dec. 30, 2020 Esther Aguilera, President & CEO, Latino Corporate Directors Association and Roel C. Campos, Chair of the Board, Former SEC Commissioner, Latino Corporate Directors Association
Dec. 30, 2020 Dr. Richard Pan, California State Senator, Chair, Asian Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus and David Chiu, Assemblymember, 17th A.D., Asian Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus
Dec. 30, 2020 Maria Elena Durazo, Chair, CA Latino Legislative Caucus, Senator, 24th District and Robert Rivas, Vice Chair, CA Latino Legslative Caucus, Assemblymember, 30th District
Dec. 30, 2020 William H. Apfel, CFA, Chief Investment Officer, Boston Trust Walden and Amy D. Augustine, Director, ESG Investing, Boston Trust Walden
Dec. 30, 2020 Kristin Hull, PhD, Nia Impact Capital
Dec. 29, 2020 William J. Stromberg, President & CEO General, T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. and David Oestreicher, Counsel & Corporate Secretary, T. Rowe Price Group, Inc.
Dec. 29, 2020 Theo Vermaelen
Dec. 29, 2020 Thomas J. Fitton, President, Judicial Watch, Inc.
Dec. 29, 2020 Chuck Roberts, VP Operations, Metro NY Chapter, National Black MBA Association
Dec. 29, 2020 Eugene F. Kelly
Dec. 29, 2020 Douglas K. Chia, President, Soundboard Governance LLC
Dec. 28, 2020 Buck Gee, retired Vice President, Cisco Systems
Dec. 28, 2020 Brenda Chia, Co-Chair, Association of Asian American Investment Managers and Sanjiv Shah, Co-Chair, Association of Asian American Investment Managers
Dec. 28, 2020 Ricardo Lara, Insurance Commissioner
Dec. 28, 2020 Alfred P. Poor, Chief Executive Officer, Ideanomics, Inc.
Dec. 28, 2020 Publius Oeconomicis
Dec. 27, 2020 Grace Reyes, CEO, The Investment Diversity Exchange
Dec. 24, 2020 Amy Goodman and John Olson
Dec. 23, 2020 Edie Fraser, CEO, Women Business Collaborative, Women Business Collaborative and Ana Dutra, WBC Board and Chair, WBC Board Initiative, Women Business Collaborative
Dec. 23, 2020 Patricia Gazda, Corporate Governance Officer, Ohio Public Employees Retirement System
Dec. 23, 2020 Suzanne Rothwell, Managing Member, Rothwell Consulting LLC
Dec. 23, 2020 Anthony D. Romero, Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union
Dec. 23, 2020 Theresa Whitmarsh, Executive Director, Washington State Investment Board
Dec. 23, 2020 Ronald C. Parker, President & CEO, The National Association of Securities Professionals
Dec. 23, 2020 Aeisha Mastagni, Portfolio Manager, Sustainable Investment and Stewardship Strategies, California State Teachers’ Retirement System
Dec. 23, 2020 Jeff Ray, CEO, Brightcove, Inc.
Dec. 22, 2020 Mindy Grossman, President & CEO, WW International, Inc.
Dec. 22, 2020 Hershel Harper, Chief Investment Officer, UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust
Dec. 22, 2020 Frances E. Tuite, Partner and Portfolio Manager, Fairpointe Capital
Dec. 22, 2020 Mercy Investment Services, Inc. (“Mercy”)
Dec. 22, 2020 Aaron Meder, CEO, LGIM America
Dec. 22, 2020 James Morgan
Dec. 22, 2020 Cristina Garcia, Chair, California Legislative Women’s Caucus , Assemblymember, 58th District
Dec. 22, 2020 Robert W. Lovelace, Chief Executive Officer, Capital Research and Management Company
Dec. 22, 2020 Rachel Stern, Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Global Head of Strategic Resources, FactSet Research Systems Inc.
Dec. 22, 2020 Luan Jenifer, President, Miller/Howard Investments, Inc.
Dec. 22, 2020 Laurie Robinson Haden, President and CEO, Corporate Counsel Women of Color
Dec. 21, 2021 Betty T. Yee, California State Controller
Dec. 21, 2020 Rick Chavez Zbur, Executive Director, Equality California
Dec. 21, 2020 Chris R. Holden, Assemblymember, 41st District, California State Assembly
Dec. 21, 2020 Barb Smoot, President & CEO, Women for Economic and Leadership Development
Dec. 21, 2020 W. Andrew Mims, Larisa Ruoff, Loring, Wolcott & Coolidge Office
Dec. 21, 2020 Morgan Flake, University of Washington
Dec. 18, 2020 Laura Gluhanich
Dec. 18, 2020 Jo Brickman
Dec. 18, 2020 Anna W. Mok, President, Ascend Pinnacle and Janet Wong, Lead Executive Advidor, Ascend Pinnacle
Dec. 18, 2020 Cathrin M. Stickney, Founder and Chief Executive Officer,
Dec. 18, 2020 Suzanne Wertheim
Dec. 18, 2020 Sarah Keohane Williamson, et al., FCLTGlobal
Dec. 18, 2020 Fiona Reynolds, CEO, Principles for Responsible Investment
Dec. 18, 2020 Kimberly Jeffries Leonard, Ph.D., National President, The Links, Incorporated
Dec. 18, 2020 Lorraine Hariton, President & Chief Executive Officer, Catalyst
Dec. 18, 2020 Mr. Jay Huish, Executive Director, Mr. Williiam J. Coaker Jr., Chief Investment Officer, San Francisco Employees' Retirement System (SFERS)
Dec. 18, 2020 Douglas B. Sieg, Managing Partner, Lord Abbett
Dec. 17, 2020 Paolo Gaudiano, PhD, President, Aleria Research Corporation, Chief Scientist, Aleria PBC, Executive Director, Quantitative Studies of Diversity & Inclusion at the City College of New York, Adjunct Associate Professor, NYU Stern School of Business, Contributor, Forbes
Dec. 16, 2020 Seth Brody, Partner and Global Head of the Operational Excellence Practice, Apax Partners
Dec. 16, 2020 Julie Park, University of Maryland, College Park
Dec. 16, 2020 Kerrie Waring, Chief Executive Officer, International Corporate Governance Network
Dec. 15, 2020 Fiona Ma, CPA, Treasurer, California State
Dec. 14, 2020 Walter Donnellan
Dec. 14, 2020 Faye Sahai, Partner, Mirai Global, San Francisco, CA US
Dec. 12, 2020 John Richter, Private Investor
Dec. 10, 2020 Alex Magid, Private Investor
Dec. 9, 2020 Carol Glazer, CEO, National Organization on Disability
Dec. 5, 2020 John Reddy
Dec. 5, 2020 Peter Samson
Dec. 4, 2020 Mark Blair
Dec. 4, 2020 Kit Wong
Dec. 4, 2020 Kit Wong
Dec. 2, 2020 Jerry D. Guess, Founder, Chairman & CEO, Guess & Co. Corporation

Meetings with SEC Officials

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Apr. 22, 2021 Memorandum from the Office of the Investor Advocate regarding an April 22, 2021 meeting with Representatives from American Association of People with Disabilities and Disability:IN
Apr. 16, 2021 Memorandum from the Office of the Investor Advocate regarding an April 16, 2021 meeting with Jeff Mahoney, General Counsel for the Council of Institutional Investors (CII)
Mar. 30, 2021 Memorandum from the Office of the Investor Advocate regarding a March 30, 2021 meeting with Disability Advocates
Mar. 30, 2021 Memorandum from the Office of the Investor Advocate regarding a March 30, 2021 meeting with the Thirty Percent Coalition
Mar. 26, 2021 Memorandum from the Office of the Investor Advocate regarding a March 26, 2021 meeting with Staff from the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System.
Mar. 17, 2021 Memorandum from the Office of the Investor Advocate regarding a March 17, 2021, Meeting with Disability Advocates
Feb. 25, 2021 Memorandum from the Office of the Investor Advocate regarding a February 25, 2021, Meeting with Disability Advocates
Dec. 10, 2020 Memorandum from the Office of the Investor Advocate regarding a December 4, 2020, Telephone Conference with Regina Kline and Robert Ludke