WASHINGTON — The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board has proposed requiring underwriters to file issuers’ preliminary official statements on the EMMA system in an effort to boost pre-trade transparency in the new-issue bond market.

The proposal, outlined in a “concept release,” requests market feedback on the idea of requiring underwriters to submit the document to EMMA by the end of the day on which they receive it from an issuer. The plan, which would only apply to bonds sold on a negotiated basis, also would grant issuers the option to restrict underwriters from posting the documents.

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