INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Bond attorneys raised concerns last week that a Securities and Exchange Commission proposal to expedite the filing of continuing disclosure event notices, coupled with the lack of a requirement to make materiality determinations for certain notices, could pose undue burdens on issuers.

But Amy Meltzer Starr, senior special counsel in the SEC’s division of corporate finance, countered that issuers that access the public capital market have responsibilities to provide information to investors and the market.

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