Members Reflect on 30 Years of TBMA

Meyers, Maxwell
January 2006
Bond Buyer;1/31/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32309, p7
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the achievements of The Bond Market Association (TBMA), whose history is marked by the Tax Reform Act of 1986. TBMA is the voice of the municipal bond market. Initiatives that TBMA has pursued include price transparency and investor education efforts. Banks and brokerage firms of all sizes are represented by the TBMA and an asset management division was created in October 2005. A brief history of the TBMA is presented.


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