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MSRB board proposes rules to curb political contributions by municipal advisors

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 19 2011

The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, has proposed regulations that it believes would help prevent the influence of political contributions by municipal advisors in the award of business by state and local government officials

MSRB requests comments on a draft rule and interpretive notices for municipal advisors

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 17 2011

The Municipal Securities Rule Making Board, or MSRB, is requesting comments on a draft rule and two interpretive notices applicable to municipal advisors

SEC approves interpretive notice on the duties of underwriters to state and local government issuers

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 8 2012

The SEC has approved an interpretive notice of the MSRB under which underwriters of municipal securities will be required to disclose to their state and local government clients risks about complex financial transactions, potential conflicts of interest, and compensation received from third-party providers of derivatives and investments

MSRB to delay municipal advisor rule proposals

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 12 2011

The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, announced that it is delaying its municipal advisor rule proposals currently before the SEC

MSRB Rule G-23 concerning the activities of financial advisors effective November 27, 2011

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 26 2011

The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) reminds brokers, dealers, municipal securities dealers (“dealers”) and municipal advisors of amendments to MSRB Rule G-23, on activities of financial advisors, which are effective on November 27, 2011

SEC proposes permanent rule requiring municipal advisors to register with agency

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 20 2010

The SEC has proposed a rule creating a new process by which municipal advisors must register with the SEC

MSRB provides state and local government toolkit

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 7 2011

The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, has launched an online “toolkit” for state and local governments as part of its work to protect municipal entities under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

MSRB publishes draft rule governing gifts and gratuities by municipal advisers

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 22 2011

The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, is requesting comment on draft amendments to MSRB Rule G-20 (on gifts and gratuities), which would apply the rule to municipal advisors, as well as associated draft amendments to Rule G-8 (on books and records) and Rule G-9 (on preservation of records

MSRB requests comment on supervisory rule for municipal advisors

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 25 2011

The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, is requesting comment on a proposed rule that would require municipal advisors to adopt a basic supervisory structure to ensure compliance with applicable MSRB and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rules

MSRB provides guidance to underwriters on obligations to state and local governments

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 21 2012

The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, has published implementation guidance to assist underwriters in meeting their newly expanded legal obligations to state and local governments