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Former seatholders of the exchange have become major shareholders following CBOE's June initial public offering, and know well how quickly the advent of electronic platforms affected floor business at Chicago's futures exchanges.
As CBOE Goes Electronic, Voices Rise From the Floor Brendan Conway 2010
We will also need to keep upgrading the quality of those seatholders.
The UJW affiliated with several English suffrage groups and revived a prewar campaign by the activist Jewish League for Woman Suffrage to secure the franchise for women seatholders in all congregations affiliated with the umbrella United Synagogue.
However, the UJW failed to persuade the United Synagogue to grant the vote to women seatholders in all its synagogues.
In 1912 the League mounted a campaign for votes for female synagogue seatholders, supported by Liberal Jewish ministers who believed the synagogue should mirror social concerns.
Even Chief Rabbi Joseph Herman Hertz (1872 – 1946) expressed himself favorably on religious suffrage, noting that women seatholders had the vote in several Orthodox synagogues in America.
That's because seatholders would get NYSE stock essentially as a freebie.
Because even after the Big Board converts, seatholders would retain their right to trade on the floor of the ex-change.
And for NYSE seatholders, converting into a for-profit company means it's windfall time.
NEWSWEEK has learned that top executives at the NYSE, including CEO John Thain, could be getting a significant bonus, dividing up as much as $250 million in stock if the deal goes through, and once again raising questions about insiders unfairly benefiting from the deal at the expense of seatholders.
Big Bonus? 2007
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