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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 proposes groundbreaking rules on obligations of municipal securities underwriters to government bond issuers
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2011

The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, has requested approval from the SEC of a notice that would establish detailed obligations of underwriters of municipal securities to their state and local government clients covering clear disclosure of risks and conflicts of interest, among other things


S&P drops credit ratings on multifamily housing revenue debt
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2011

As a direct result of the downgrade by Standard and Poor’s of the credit rating of the U.S. Government on August 8, 2011, S&P dropped the rating on certain multifamily housing revenue bonds


MSRB requests comment on municipal advisor rules on written communications and disclosures
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2011

The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, has requested comment on extending the MSRB’s rule on advertisements to cover municipal advisors and on a draft interpretive notice covering other forms of marketing communications


MSRB holds meeting to consider Dodd-Frank related rules
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2011

The Board of Directors of the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, held a special meeting on May 19-20, 2011 where it advanced major rule proposals governing fiduciary duty, conflicts of interest and fair dealing requirements for firms and individuals that provide financial advisory and underwriting services for municipal entities


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 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


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


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