MSRB Pushes Firms to Alert Bondholders
- MSRB sends SEC proposed technical changes to 34 rules. Hume, Lynn // Bond Buyer;06/02/99, Vol. 328 Issue 30653, p5
Reports that the United States Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board has proposed a series of amendments to 34 of its rules. Uniform usage of certain terms; Elimination of redundancy; Other technical and nonsubstantive changes.
- Finger-pointing is result of investment-pool controversy. Hume, Lynn // Bond Buyer;06/28/99, Vol. 328 Issue 30671, p5
Reports on the controversy over the proposed Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board's rule changes that would treat some private firms as underwriters. Reasons for the proposed rule changes; Review of the proposal.
- MSRB Hosts Debate On E-What-Ifs. Hume, Lynn // Bond Buyer;05/05/2000, Vol. 332 Issue 30885, p1
Focuses on a discussion at the United States Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board on electronic securities trading policies in the country. Goals to examine how various trading systems might interact with the rules; Board officials' explanation of how existing rules apply.
- Are MSRB Rules Suited To E-World? Hume, Lynn // Bond Buyer;10/30/2000, Vol. 334 Issue 31006, p1
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...
- MSRB Files Guidance. Hume, Lynn // Bond Buyer;03/27/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31105, p1
Reports on the United States Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board's filing of interpretative guidance with the Securities and Exchange Commission that details how its official statement rules apply to dealers in electronic bond auctions. Key provisions of the guidance on electronic auctions;...
- Strengthening of amendment proposed by MSRB for consultant Rule G-38. Ferris, Craig T. // Bond Buyer;03/19/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30354, p6
Focuses on the proposal filed by the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board with the US Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) which require municipal securities dealers to quickly disclose to issuers their arrangements with consultants each time they does business with an issuer. Options provided...
- SEC plans to seek comment on MSRB notice. Hume, Lynn Stevens // Bond Buyer;07/08/98, Vol. 325 Issue 30430, p40
Focuses on the US Securities and Exchange Commission's plans to seek public comments on Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board guidance clarifying the National Association of Securities Dealers' flexibility in deciding whether to grant firms exemptions when they trigger Rule G-37's two-year ban...
- G-38 revisions approved. Hume, Lynn // Bond Buyer;12/09/99, Vol. 330 Issue 30784, p1
Reports on the United States Securities and Exchange Commission's approval of amendments to the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board's Rule G-38. Disclosure of quarterly political contributions of municipal securities; Prevention of dealers from circumventing the board's Rule G-37.
- MSRB Not Likely to Change Rule G-37 Despite NASD's Concerns. Hume, Lynn // Bond Buyer;07/11/2000, Vol. 333 Issue 30929, p1
Reports that the United States Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board is unlikely to change the two-year look-back provision or any other part of Rule G-37, which prohibits dealers and municipal finance professionals from engaging in pay-to-play practices. Complaints from the National...