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Insider Trading Prevention Workshop At NASPP Convention Features Speaker Bruce Brumberg, Editor-in-Chief of myStockOptions.com

Contact: Bruce Brumberg, Editor-in-Chief, myStockOptions.com
(617) 734-1979; bruce@mystockoptions.com

BROOKLINE, MA, October 1, 2003 - At the 11th annual conference of the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals (NASPP), Bruce Brumberg, Editor-in-Chief of myStockOptions.com and executive producer of the Think Twice video series on insider trading, will speak in a workshop on preventing insider trading and tipping. Mr. Brumberg will present the workshop with Michael Andresino of Posternak Blankstein & Lund, Sue Morgan of Perkins Coie, and Jane Nahra of Texas Instruments. Entitled Insider Trading Education and Prevention for Employees, their presentation is scheduled for October 16, 2003 (3:30-5 p.m.), at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando, Florida, the site of the NASPP's 2003 conference.

The workshop will cover the fundamentals of insider trading prevention and compliance programs, with a focus on managers and employees below the most senior level. The presenters will review rules, SEC actions, and recent cases, including Rule 10b5-1 trading programs.

A highlight of Mr. Brumberg's presentation will be a screening of Think Twice: The Sequel, part of the popular Think Twice series of videotapes that he developed and produced. Companies use this series to educate their employees about insider trading and tipping. For information on the Think Twice series, visit http://www.insidertradingvideos.com.

Insider Trading Education And Prevention A Top Priority For Companies

Every year insider trading and tipping ruin people who either did not know they were breaking the law or did not know they could be caught. Their companies, colleagues, friends, and families suffer too. Martha Stewart and Sam Waksal are powerful examples. Educating employees and executives about insider trading can help companies prevent the harrowing consequences of an investigation by the SEC and the Justice Department.

With insider trading enforcement a major priority of the SEC, companies need to make insider trading education and prevention a priority for employees at all levels. These efforts show investors, the public, and the media that no company insider in any position can personally profit on advance knowledge of market-moving news.

About The NASPP

The National Association of Stock Plan Professionals provides services to members that will enrich their professional skills, further their professional knowledge, and enhance the stock plan profession. The NASPP provides opportunities for education, networking, and information exchange through its national office, local chapters, and national and local conferences. Members are professionals whose responsibilities are related, directly or indirectly, to stock plan administration and design. For more information, see http://www.naspp.com.