DealBook, The Abridged Version (9.22.06)

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Crime/Fraud/Legal/Investigations/Inquiries:
Boards of directors are so over [legal]
NYSE addressing concerns that Euronext deal will expand US regulatory reach, including SOX, into Europe [legal]
Amaranth: Stop me if you’ve heard this one before [legal]
Cablevision gave stock options to dead employee, backdated to when he was among the living [backdating]
Samsung official accused of price-fixing pleads guilty [legal]
M&A: [? = not yet closed, problems with the deal, lingering questions, etc.]
JP Morgan + Washington Mutual: ?
MTV + Harmonix Music Systems
Merck + Serono
Yahoo + Facebook:?
Hospira + Mayne Pharma
Lehman Brothers buys a minority stake in BATS Trading
For Sale/ LBOs/ Going Private/ Auctions/ Offerings:
Tribune to consider selling media properties [For sale?]
What is YouTube really worth to Yahoo? [For Sale?]
March & McLennan may be considering a breakup deal [Breakup?]
Dutch government sells its remaining 8 percent stake in Royal KPN [Sold]
KKR consortium planning big bond deal [Offering]
People & Moves:
Could Goshn end up with Ford? [Partnerships?]
Andrew Clarke has resigned from law firm Allens Arthur Robinson to become head of Citigroup’s Australian M&A group [Upgrade]
Miscellaneous:
For the first time, it takes a minimum of $1B to get on Forbes 400 list [Wealth]

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