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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


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


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


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 files amendments to underwriter fair dealing proposal
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • November 3 2011

The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, today filed amendments to its proposal regarding the duties of underwriters to state and local government issuers under the MSRB’s “fair dealing” rule


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 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 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


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


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