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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 files proposal to establish interim municipal advisor assessment
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2011

The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, has filed a proposed rule change with the SEC to establish a new interim municipal advisor assessment under new Rule A-11, on municipal advisor assessments, and a new Form A-11-Interim to be used in connection with such interim municipal advisor assessment


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 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 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 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 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