BRADENTON, Fla. — Miami, which tangled with the Securities and Exchange Commission over financial disclosure issues earlier this decade, has hired the law firm of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius to represent it in the SEC’s latest probe.

On Dec. 10, the SEC sent a letter to the city stating that it is “conducting a non-public inquiry” concerning its bond offerings. The agency asked for documents and e-mails dated between Oct. 1, 2006, and Dec. 23, 2009, on a number of subjects, including Miami’s budget, internal audits, and bond issues.

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