TITLE

Why mess with success? By all measures, G-37 works

AUTHOR(S)
Ferris, Craig T.
PUB. DATE
April 1999
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;04/26/99, Vol. 328 Issue 30627, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the efforts to some Republican members of the United States Congress to abolish or weaken the US Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board's Rule G-37. Background on the rule's provisions; Rule's success in eliminating abuses in the municipal bond market; Republican legislators' reasons for working for the abolition or revision of the rule.
ACCESSION #
1813568

 

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