WASHINGTON — The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board wants broker-dealers to make sure that their issuer clients who use insurance understand that bond rating agencies are currently reviewing the insurers and have concluded they are not all on solid financial footing, MSRB chairman Frank Chin said Friday.

To that end, the board has instructed its staff to examine its rules and to see whether dealers should be reminded of any obligations that relate to fair dealing in this area, Chin said during a teleconference with reporters at the conclusion of last week’s MSRB meeting in Orlando.

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