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Kyle Glazier

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MSRB to Discuss MA Exams, Gift Restrictions, Principal Transaction Disclosure
January 22, 2015 The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board will discuss municipal advisor qualification examinations, as well as comments on...

Muni Groups: SEC Disclosure Rule Outdated, Needs Overhauling
January 22, 2015 The Securities and Exchange Commission's rule 15c2-12 governing continuing disclosure of issuer financial information is...

Dealers to MSRB: Withdraw Principal Trade Disclosure Proposal
January 21, 2015 Dealers want the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board to withdraw a proposed rule that would require dealers acting as...

Obama to Propose Raising Issuer Cap for Bank-Qualifieds
January 20, 2015 President Obama's fiscal 2016 budget is expected to propose permanently increasing the qualified small issuer to cap to $30...

MSRB to SEC: Do Comprehensive Review of Rule 15c2-12
January 20, 2015 The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board is urging the Securities and Exchange Commission to conduct a review of the...

GFOA Chides Moody's for Not Putting Muni Ratings on EMMA
January 16, 2015 The Government Finance Officers Association is levelling strong criticism at Moody's Investors Service for failing to provide...

FINRA Fines Firm $25K Over Late VRDO Resets
January 15, 2015 The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority has fined and censured New York-based Gates Capital Corporation $25,000 for...

SEC Exam Priorities Include Muni Advisors, Retail Investor Protection
January 13, 2015 The Securities and Exchange Commission's examination focuses for 2015 include issues related to protecting retail investors...

SEC Asks Judge to Reinstate Settlements with Former Allen Park, Mich., Officials
January 12, 2015 The Securities and Exchange Commission is urging a federal court to accept the settlements it had reached with two former...

MSRB Revenues Drop 19% in FY 2014
January 9, 2015 Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board revenues totaled $32 million in fiscal year 2014, a 19% drop from the previous year, the...


Contrary to the assertion in a Bond Buyer article that the 2010s may turn out to be the decade of the municipal bankruptcy, it is remarkable how few muni bankruptcies were sought in the wake of the most severe fiscal crisis to hit local governments since the Great Depression.

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