Are MSRB Rules Suited To E-World?

Hume, Lynn
October 2000
Bond Buyer;10/30/2000, Vol. 334 Issue 31006, p1
Trade Publication
Focuses on the argument of securities firm officials that the United States Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board's rules (MSRB) may be ill-suited or overly restrictive in some cases for electronic trading of municipal bonds. Claim that board's key rules were based on a conventional trading model; Relief being sought by dealers for retail trades.


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