SOURCE: Pink Sheets, LLC

February 21, 2007 09:26 ET

Pink Sheets Accepts Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP as OTCQX Attorney DAD

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 21, 2007 -- Pink Sheets, LLC today announced that Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP (Wyatt), a Kentucky-based law firm, has been accepted as an Attorney Designated Advisor for Disclosure (DAD) for OTCQX listed companies. As a DAD, Wyatt will provide general corporate legal advice with respect to clients' OTCQX listing requirements, as well as securities law compliance, generally.

"We are delighted to approve Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs as an Attorney DAD on OTCQX. Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs will bring to the Attorney DAD process disclosure advice that we hope will help distinguish OTCQX issuers from the rest of the OTC market," commented Cromwell Coulson, Chairman and CEO of Pink Sheets.

The OTCQX is a new market tier offered by Pink Sheets that provides a premier trading, quotation and disclosure venue for the securities of the highest quality companies in the U.S. OTC markets. Companies that have substantial operating businesses and provide credible disclosure to the public may qualify for the premium tier OTCQX, which commences trading on March 5, 2007. Each OTCQX company must nominate either an Investment Banker or an Attorney as their DAD to advise them in providing disclosure to the market and meeting the OTCQX listing requirements. The DAD advisory role will bolster investor confidence in the quality of OTCQX issuer disclosure.

About Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP

Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP was built on a tradition of service. With more than 200 attorneys in eight offices located in Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Colorado and Indiana, a well-trained professional staff and the latest in computerized research systems, the company moves quickly to address the most sophisticated legal matters. The firm offers its clients resources and experience equal to those found in the nation's largest firms, yet it also provides the responsive, personalized service typical of much smaller, specialized firms. The company has a comprehensive practice which includes all aspects of business and litigation matters.


An alternative to listing on traditional exchanges, OTCQX is a new market tier for issuers of securities that are traded in the over-the-counter (OTC) markets. The OTCQX trading, quotation and disclosure platform, comprised of the PremierQX and PrimeQX tiers, is designed to distinguish strong public companies from the nearly tens of thousands of securities traded on OTC. Additional information is available at

About Pink Sheets, LLC

Pink Sheets, LLC is the leading provider of services, software and financial information for the OTC securities markets. Its electronic quotation, trading and disclosure services enhance the efficiency of OTC trading, provide better executions for OTC investors and improve the capital formation process for OTC issuers. For more information visit the Pink Sheets website at

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