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MSRB Says Pay-to-Play Rules Coming to Municipal Advisors

Municipal Advisors, Uncategorized Following its quarterly meeting, the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, stated its Board agreed to extend its pay-to-play rules to municipal advisors. Other items on the MSRB’s regulatory agenda include: The Board agreed to seek approval from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to implement a “best-execution” standard for transactions in the municipal market. […] Read more →

by   |   May 11, 2014

SEC Discusses Troubling Private Equity Practices

Investment Advisers, Private Equity, Uncategorized Andrew J. Bowden, Director, SEC Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations, gave a talk where he discussed troubling practices identified in examinations of private equity... Read more →

by   |   May 10, 2014

SEC Response to NAM Motion for Stay of Conflict Minerals Rules

Public Companies and Securities I hope NAM et al are successful in their motion for a stay of the conflict minerals rules, but it certainly isn’t a slam dunk.   The SEC has filed its response to the motion... Read more →

by   |   May 9, 2014

Court Schedules Briefing in Conflict Minerals Emergency Stay Motion

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities NAM et al’s original motion for an emergency stay in the conflict minerals case requested a decision by May 26, 2014, just ahead of the filing deadline for Form SD.  The United... Read more →

by   |   May 7, 2014