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MSRB Issues Advisory on the Potential Applicability of MSRB Rules to Certain Bank Loans and Direct Purchases

Municipal Advisors The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, has issued an advisory on the potential applicability of MSRB rules to certain municipal finance transactions that have become popularly known as bank products, but may in fact entail securities transactions triggering specific regulatory requirements. The advisory covers certain financings called “bank loans” that could, depending on the […] Read more →

by   |   September 12, 2011


MSRB to Delay Municipal Advisor Rule Proposals

Municipal Advisors The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, announced that it is delaying its municipal advisor rule proposals currently before the SEC. According to the MSRB, the MSRB... Read more →

by   |   September 12, 2011

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Holly Petraeus and CFPB Analyzing Financial Products Tailored to Servicemembers

Consumer Protection The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, has announced that it is seeking public input on consumer financial products and services tailored to servicemembers and their... Read more →

by   |   September 11, 2011

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House Committee to Hold Hearing on Oversight of Investment Advisers

Investment Advisers, Private Equity The SEC previously released a staff study on enhancing investment adviser examinations required by Section 914 of the Dodd-Frank Act.  The staff noted the SEC faces significant... Read more →

by   |   September 9, 2011