WASHINGTON — The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority fined five firms and three individuals for violations of municipal securities requirements, including Barclays Capital Inc., which was directed to pay $200,000 for using bond proceeds to reimburse itself for membership in a lobbying group.

Barclays agreed to pay the fine, plus nearly $26,000 in restitution to issuers, to settle FINRA's findings that its conduct between December 2008 and December 2010 violated Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board Rules G-17 on fair dealing and G-27 on supervision.

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