TBMA Blasts MSRB's Proposed Consultant Ban, Offers Alternative

Hume, Lynn
June 2004
Bond Buyer;6/7/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31899, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the warning of the Bond Market Association to the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board that its proposed ban on dealers' use of independent municipal securities consultant is unnecessary, unworkable and unconstitutional. Association's proposal to require broker-dealers to prohibit consultants from making political contributions to issuer officials in the six-month periods before and after soliciting municipal securities business from the issuers.


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