Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP and VS.: Confronting Modern Slavery in America to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell
ADVISORY, Jan. 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, a leading counselor to global financial institutions and corporations, and VS.: Confronting Modern Slavery in America, an innovative Cadwalader pro bono project dedicated to ending human trafficking in America, together will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.
In honor of the occasion, Greg Markel, Co-Head of Cadwalader's Litigation Department and Debra Brown Steinberg, Cadwalader Partner and Chair, VS. Editorial Board will ring the Opening Bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, established in 1792, is one of the world's leading international law firms, with offices in New York, London, Charlotte, Washington, Houston, Beijing, Hong Kong and Brussels. Cadwalader serves a diverse client base, including many of the world's top financial institutions and corporations, undertaking business in more than 50 countries. The firm offers legal expertise in antitrust, banking, business fraud, corporate finance, corporate governance, energy, environmental, financial restructuring, healthcare, intellectual property, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, private wealth, real estate, regulation, securitization, structured finance, and tax. More information about Cadwalader can be found at www.cadwalader.com.
About VS.: Confronting Modern Slavery in America:
VS.: Confronting Modern Slavery in America is dedicated to heightening public awareness of human trafficking in America and providing a platform for anti-trafficking organizations and agencies to work collaboratively and innovatively together, outside their organizational silos, toward common goals. VS. is an innovative pro bono project conceived and executed by the Women's Leadership Initiative of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP.
About NASDAQ OMX Group:
The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. In the U.S. and Europe, we own and operate 23 markets, 3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting equities, options, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. Able to process more than 1 million messages per second at sub-40 microsecond speeds with 99.99+% uptime, our technology drives more than 70 marketplaces in 50 developed and emerging countries into the future, powering 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Our award-winning data products and worldwide indexes are the benchmarks in the financial industry. Home to approximately 3,400 listed companies worth $6 trillion in market cap whose innovations shape our world, we give the ideas of tomorrow access to capital today. Welcome to where the world takes a big leap forward, daily. Welcome to the NASDAQ OMX Century. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com. Follow us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/NASDAQ) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500)