TITLE

MSRB: Ban Consultants For Dealers

AUTHOR(S)
Hume, Lynn
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;3/16/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32091, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the announcement of the U.S. Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board officials that they will ask the Securities and Exchange Commission to ban dealers from using independent municipal securities consultants to solicit municipal securities business on their behalf. Threat posed by consultants who have been making political contributions to issuer officials on the integrity of the market; Opposition of the Bond Market Association to the proposal; Consideration of key congressional tax committees whether to propose strict new curbs on tax-exempt bonds.
ACCESSION #
16441677

 

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