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A Window into Trump’s SEC?
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2016

Insights into an SEC composed of Trump appointees can be gleaned from Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling’s (R-TX) opening statements


Trump and the Repeal of Dodd-Frank
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • November 10 2016

Observers widely believe President-Elect Trump will attempt to dismantle much of the Dodd-Frank Act. While to many it is an interesting idea, it may


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


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


Spending Bill Prevents SEC From Requiring Disclosure of Political Contributions
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • December 16 2015

The current version of the spending bill in Congress prevents the SEC from using authorized funds to require disclosure of political contributions


44 senators ask SEC to require disclosure of political contributions
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • August 31 2015

In this letter 44 senators called on SEC Chair Mary Jo White to act on a rulemaking petition that would require companies to disclose their political


MSRB to implement gifts rule for municipal advisors
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2015

The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, has received approval from the SEC to limit the size and nature of gifts given by municipal


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 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