WASHINGTON — Next year could bring some of the most significant changes in the municipal securities market in 35 years as regulators try to fulfill a vast array of mandates under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, and Congress weighs potentially expanded federal oversight of the market.

At the same time, market participants are waiting for the outcome of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s hearings on munis and whether they will lead to a report recommending additional regulatory and legislative changes, as well as industry best practices, to improve the timeliness and quality of municipal disclosures.

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