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MSRB Publishes Compliance Advisory for Municipal Advisors


Municipal Advisors The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, published its first Compliance Advisory for Municipal Advisors, developed to assist municipal advisors with understanding and implementing the regulatory framework created by the MSRB as a result of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The new compliance advisory highlights fundamental regulatory requirements for municipal... Read more →

by   |   November 13, 2015


MSRB to Implement Gifts Rule for Municipal Advisors

Broker-Dealer, Municipal Advisors The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, has received approval from the SEC to limit the size and nature of gifts given by municipal advisors in their professional... Read more →

by   |   November 9, 2015

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SEC Provides Guidance on Definition of “Spouse” and “Marriage”

Investment Advisers, Municipal Advisors, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has provided guidance on the definition of “spouse” and “marriage” in the wake of United States v Windsor.  That case held Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage... Read more →

by   |   June 20, 2015


MSRB Provides Guidance on Developing Supervision and Compliance Programs for Municipal Advisors

Municipal Advisors, Uncategorized Rule G-44 of the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, became effective on April 23, 2015. That Rule establishes the supervisory and compliance obligations of municipal... Read more →

by   |   June 17, 2015