WASHINGTON — The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board announced Wednesday it will soon launch a new tool to help municipal securities issuers keep track of the dates they must file periodic financial disclosures to its EMMA website.

But the announcement, which did not contain any details, has led some market participants to question whether this new tool will cause a dispute between the MSRB and Digital Assurance Certification, which sued the operator of a predecessor disclosure system in part because it alerted issuers when their disclosure documents were to be filed.

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