The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority's municipal market priority this year will be ensure that brokers adequately disclose risks associated with tax-exempt bonds backed by revenue from private and nonprofit entities, which have significantly higher default rates than general obligation bonds.
FINRA Cites Higher-Risk Munis as Priority in 2013
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