NOTIFICATION OF REMOVAL FROM LISTING AND/OR REGISTRATION UNDER SECTION 12(b) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934.
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FORM 25
NOTIFICATION OF REMOVAL FROM LISTING AND/OR REGISTRATION
UNDER SECTION 12(b) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934.
Commission File Number 000-21174
Issuer: AVID TECHNOLOGY, INC.
Exchange: NASDAQ Stock Market LLC
(Exact name of Issuer as specified in its charter, and name of Exchange where security is listed and/or registered)
Address: 75 Network Drive
Burlington MASSACHUSETTS 01803
Telephone number: 978 640-6789
(Address, including zip code, and telephone number, including area code, of Issuer's principal executive offices)
Common Stock
(Description of class of securities)
Please place an X in the box to designate the rule provision relied upon to strike the class of securities from listing and registration:
17 CFR 240.12d2-2(a)(1)
17 CFR 240.12d2-2(a)(2)
17 CFR 240.12d2-2(a)(3)
17 CFR 240.12d2-2(a)(4)
Pursuant to 17 CFR 240.12d2-2(b), the Exchange has complied with its rules to strike the class of securities from listing and/or withdraw registration on the Exchange. 1
Pursuant to 17 CFR 240.12d2-2(c), the Issuer has complied with its rules of the Exchange and the requirements of 17 CFR 240.12d-2(c) governing the voluntary withdrawal of the class of securities from listing and registration on the Exchange.
Pursuant to the requirements fo the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, NASDAQ Stock Market LLC certifies that it has reasonable grounds to believe that it meets all of the requirements for filing the Form 25 and has caused this notification to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned duly authorized person.
2014-05-02 By Amy Horton Associate General Counsel
Date Name Title
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Delisting Determination,The Nasdaq Stock Market, LLC,
May 2, 2014, Avid technology, Inc. The Nasdaq 
Stock Market, Inc. (the Exchange) has determined to remove 
from listing the common stock of Avid Technology, Inc.
(the Company), effective at the opening of the trading 
session on May 12, 2014. Based on review of information 
provided by the Company, Nasdaq Staff determined that the 
Company no longer qualified for listing on the Exchange 
pursuant to Listing Rule 5250(c)(1). 
The Company was notified of the Staffs 
determination on August 29, 2013.  The Company appealed 
the determination to a Hearing Panel.
Upon review of the information provided by the Company, 
the Panel issued a decision dated October 14, 2013, granting 
the Company continued listing pursuant to an exception 
that included several milestones that the Company was 
required to meet, towards the toal of regaining compliance 
with Listing Rules 5250(c)(1), 5620(a), and 5620(b). 
However, the Company was unable to meet the 
exception milestones as required. On February 21, 2014, 
the Panel issued a final delisting determination and 
notified the Company that trading in the Companys 
securities would be suspended on February 25, 2014. 
The Company did not request a review of the
 Panels decision 
by the Nasdaq Listing and Hearing Review Council. The 
Listing Council did not call the matter for review. 
The Panels Determination to delist the Company became 
final on April 7, 2014.