WASHINGTON — Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board officials on Monday detailed a series of initiatives designed to increase price transparency for retail investors and improve disclosure of conflicts of interest, information about bank loans, and payments made to or received by underwriters and municipal advisors.

Most observers had thought the board’s three-day meeting in Miami would be uneventful, with the MSRB’s having withdrawn five of the rules it proposed last year under the Dodd-Frank Act until the Securities and Exchange Commission finalizes its definition of municipal advisor, possibly as late as the end of September. The act gave the SEC and MSRB new regulatory authority over MAs.

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