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MSRB Issues Proposal to Restrict Underwriters’ Provision of Bondholder Consent


Municipal Advisors The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, has published a draft proposal concerning circumstances under which municipal bond underwriters would violate their duty to deal fairly by consenting to certain amendments to bond authorizing documents. The MSRB is concerned that underwriters are providing bondholder consent to document changes, such as elimination of a reserve fund […] Read more →

by   |   February 7, 2012


FSOC Moves to Stage Two on Financial Market Utilities

Banking In July 2011, the Financial Stability Oversight Council, or FSOC, adopted rules pursuant to Section 804 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.  The... Read more →

by   |   February 6, 2012

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CFPB Submits First Report to President and Congress

Consumer Protection The CFPB, in fulfillment of its statutory responsibility, has submitted its inaugural Semi-Annual Report to the President and Congress. The report summarizes the CFPB’s... Read more →

by   |   January 31, 2012


MSRB Advocates Expansion of Volker Rule Exemption

Banking, Broker-Dealer The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, urged expansion of the exemption for governmental obligations in the proposed Volker Rule because the MSRB is concerned that a... Read more →

by   |   January 31, 2012