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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

The Dodd-Frank Act has broad and deep implications that will touch every corner of financial services and multiple other industries. This site, developed and maintained by attorneys at Stinson Leonard Street, is dedicated to making sense of this complex legislation and helping businesses understand how it will affect them specifically. Our Bloggers »

Dodd-Frank Municipal Advisors

MSRB Holds Meeting to Consider Dodd-Frank Related Rules

Municipal Advisors 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. At its meeting, the Board […] Read more →

by   |   May 23, 2011

How to Get Out of the Municipal Advisory Business

Broker-Dealer, Municipal Advisors 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.  The question remained, once... Read more →

by   |   February 28, 2011

MSRB Publishes Draft Rule Governing Gifts and Gratuities by Municipal Advisors

Broker-Dealer, Municipal Advisors The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, is requesting comment on draft amendments to MSRB Rule G-20 (on gifts and gratuities), which would apply the rule to municipal... Read more →

by   |   February 22, 2011

MSRB Requests Comments on a Draft Rule and Interpretive Notices for Municipal Advisors

Broker-Dealer, Municipal Advisors The Municipal Securities Rule Making Board, or MSRB, is requesting comments on a draft rule and two interpretive notices applicable to municipal advisors. The interpretive notices... Read more →

by   |   February 17, 2011