SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Merriman Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: MERR) announced today that the notice issued by the Nasdaq Stock Market that the company had violated Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635 was resolved on February 8, 2011, by issuance of a Letter of Reprimand in accordance with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5810(c)(4) and the matter is now closed.
Merriman Holdings, Inc. received a separate letter from the Nasdaq Stock Market on February 8, 2011, notifying the company that Ronald L. Chez, who served on the audit committee from August 10, 2010 until December 21, 2010, was ineligible to do so under Nasdaq Listing Rule 5605(c)(A)(ii). Upon Chez' resignation from the Audit Committee and replacement by an independent director, the company regained full compliance with Nasdaq Listing Rules and the matter is now closed.
About Merriman Holdings, Inc.
Merriman Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: MERR) is a financial services firm focused on fast-growing companies and the institutions that invest in them. Merriman offers high-quality investment banking, equity research, institutional services and corporate & venture services. Merriman specializes in three industry growth sectors: CleanTech, Consumer, Media & Internet and Technology. For more information, please go to www.merrimanco.com.
Note to Investors
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