The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board issued a notice yesterday to remind broker-dealers serving as remarketing agents for issuers changing interest rate modes on their auction-rate securities that, depending on the nature of the conversion, they may have to file with the board a new official statement and a related form under its Rule G-36 on official statements.

The three-page notice comes as some issuers are seeking to convert all or a portion of their outstanding auction-rate securities either to another form of adjustable-rate debt or fixed-rate bonds, the board noted.

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