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MSRB Board Proposes Rules to Curb Political Contributions by Municipal Advisors


Municipal Advisors The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, has proposed regulations that it believes would help prevent the influence of political contributions by municipal advisors in the award of business by state and local government officials. Under the MSRB’s proposed Rule G-42, municipal advisors would be prohibited from conducting business with municipal entities for compensation for […] Read more →

by   |   August 19, 2011

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SEC Approves PCAOB Rule on Interim Inspections of Broker-Dealers

Broker-Dealer Section 982 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act amended the Sarbanes-Oxley Act to give the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, or PCAOB,... Read more →

by   |   August 18, 2011


Will the SEC Comment on XBRL Exhibits?

Public Companies and Securities A review of many comment letters issued to date indicates so far the SEC has not routinely issued comments on the interactive data file, or XBRL, exhibits.  The most frequent... Read more →

by   |   August 18, 2011

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SEC Adopts Final Rules on Suspension of Exchange Act Reporting For ABS Issuers

Public Companies and Securities Section 942(a) of the Dodd-Frank Act eliminated the automatic suspension of the duty to file under Section 15(d) of the Exchange Act for asset-backed securities, or ABS, issuers... Read more →

by   |   August 18, 2011