On September 20th, the SEC published the adopting release and text of its new final rules for the permanent registration of municipal advisors. The new rule will be effective 60 days after publication in the Federal Register, which is expected shortly. SEC Release No. 34-70462. On September 23rd, the SEC extended to December 31, 2014, its existing interim final temporary Rule 15Ba2-T, which provides for the temporary registration of municipal advisors under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. SEC Release No. 34-70468.