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MSRB moves foward professional qualification standards for municipal advisors
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • March 2 2015

The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, has received approval from the SEC to create baseline standards of professional qualification for


GAO issues report on agencies’ efforts to analyze and coordinate their rules
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • December 27 2012

GAO is required to annually study financial services regulations. GAO has issued a report that examines: the regulatory analyses federal agencies


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 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 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 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


How to get out of the municipal advisory business
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2011

The Dodd-Frank Act requires municipal advisors to register with the SEC, and as a result, with the Municipal Securities Rule Making Board, or MSRB


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 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


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