The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, has announced it will provide written verification of the registration status of municipal advisors and dealers so state and local governments, and others, can verify that these firms are currently registered with the MSRB.

At any time, the registration status of municipal advisors and dealers can be confirmed on the MSRB website. Beginning yesterday, registered entities can obtain a Certificate of Current MSRB Registration so they can respond to requests from municipal entities and others to provide this information.

Federal securities laws and MSRB rules require municipal advisors and dealers to be registered with both the SEC and the MSRB.

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