updated 1/12/2011 12:16:39 PM ET 2011-01-12T17:16:39

NEW YORK, Jan. 12, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LegalMinds.TV has announced the launch of a weekly series of video interviews filmed at the NASDAQ MarketSite Broadcast Studio in the heart of Times Square. The "LegalMinds/NASDAQ Securities & Capital Market Series" will feature timely interviews with legal experts on topics relevant to the management and boards of directors of public companies, the investment community and companies interested in accessing the capital markets.

"We're excited to be partnering with NASDAQ," says Bruce Colwin, President & CEO of LegalMinds Media LLC, which produces LegalMinds.TV. "In addition to providing a world-class broadcast operation in the capital of the world's financial market, they recognize the information provided by the legal minds we interview is vital not only to the integrity of public companies, but essential to their growth and success as well."

Upcoming interviews explore topics such as hybrid financing, maximizing the use of a shelf registration, the impact of intellectual property litigation on valuations, share repurchase consideration, and the challenges and opportunities for Chinese companies accessing the U.S. capital markets. Kicking off the series will be David Lynn, Co-chair of Morrison & Foerster's Public Companies and Securities Practice and former Chief Counsel of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Mr. Lynn will be discussing "say-on-pay" and other matters that are likely to have an impact in the current proxy season. 

Ed Knight, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Regulatory Officer of NASDAQ OMX Group Inc., says, "The legal profession plays a significant role in every aspect of our exchange operations. Given the importance of ensuring a transparent regulatory environment while providing leading corporate government practices for NASDAQ-listed companies, we are delighted to partner with LegalMinds, which is focused on educating the legal community on core practices and industry developments."

The interviews are featured on the LegalMinds.TV website ( http://legalminds.tv ) and will also soon be accessible on SocialStream@NASDAQ ( http://social.nasdaqomx.com ). In addition, the full-length interviews will be published in LegalMinds digital magazine ( http://www.legalmindsmagazine.com ).

About LegalMinds Media LLC

LegalMinds Media LLC is a New York City-based media company focused on the development and distribution of timely and engaging legal content for senior corporate executives, their boards of directors and their counsel through proprietary media properties such as LegalMinds.TV website ( http://legalminds.tv ) and LegalMinds digital magazine ( http://www.legalmindsmagazine.com ), as well as through syndication and content partnerships. LegalMinds also works with law firms to develop "thought leadership" programs that extend their brand and showcase their practice area expertise.

Images available upon request.

CONTACT: Media Contacts:
         
         Bruce Colwin
         President & CEO
         LegalMinds Media LLC
         800-452-9150 Ext. 1
         bruce.colwin@legalmindsmedia.com
         
         Jolene Libretto
         Public Relations Sr. Specialist
         NASDAQ OMX Group Inc.
         646-441-5220
         jolene.libretto@nasdaqomx.com

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