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Andrew Ledbetter
andrew.ledbetter@dlapiper.com

The SEC has issued a new fee rate advisory.  The fee rates applicable under Section 6(b) of the Securities Act and Sections 13(e) and 14(g) of the Exchange Act shall be $114.60 per million effective on October 1, 2011.  Keep this in mind for any upcoming registration statements or going private deals, M&A deals, tender offers, or other proxy statements requiring a fee.