On August 13th, the SEC granted accelerated approval to the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board's proposed amendment to Rule G-8 (Books and Records to be Made by Brokers, Dealers and Municipal Securities Dealers), Rule G-9 (Preservation of Records), and Rule G-11 (New Issue Syndicate Practices); proposed interpretation of Rule G-17 (Conduct of Municipal Securities Activities); and proposed deletion of a previous Rule G-17 Interpretive Notice. Comments should be submitted on or before September 8, 2010. SEC Release No. 34-62715.