House Bill Would Expand SEC Authority, Including Over Muni Clearing Entities

Hume, Lynn
February 2003
Bond Buyer;2/27/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31582, p4
Trade Publication
Reports that the U.S. House passed a bill that would give the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) additional authority and flexibility to respond to emergency situations including with regard to clearing organizations in the municipal and government securities market as of February 2003. Details of the bill; Sponsor of the bill; Impact of approval of the bill on the ability of SEC to grant emergency relief under federal laws.


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