The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority has ordered five firms to pay $4.48 million for unfairly using bond proceeds to pay reimburse themselves for membership fees they paid to the California Public Securities Association, a lobbying group.
FINRA Orders Firms to Pay $4.48M
DEC 27, 2012 10:43am ET
You must be registered to post a comment. Click here to register.
Already registered? Log in here
A recent phenomenon is the emergence of bonds with shorter call protection as funding alternatives for municipalities. However, the shorter call protection also dampens the potential upside for investors, which in turn reduces the price they are willing to pay.
the bond buyer conferences
May 1- 2, 2014Hyatt Regency, Baltimore, MD
The Roosevelt Hotel, New York, NY